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Study on the Influence of Column Size and Slab Slenderness on Punching Strength

Reinforced concrete slabs with uniform thickness, supported on columns without capitals, are common in residential and commercial buildings in many parts of the world. In engineering practice, these elements are typically only reinforced with flexural reinforcement…

Researchers Use Microwaves to Test Concrete and Aluminum for Flaws

September 16, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate

An electrical engineer at Missouri University of Science and Technology is using microwave energy to test concrete and rehabilitated aluminum, and in…

Cheap Micro Water Sensors Help Engineers with Curing Concrete

October 13, 2013 - in Construction, Projects, Sensors

Cornell researchers have developed a microfluidic water sensor within a fingertip-sized silicon chip that is a hundred times more sensitive than current…