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Giving freight rail tracks a boost

The big chunks of rock—crushed limestone or dolomite that engineers call ballast—that keep railroad tracks in place look like a solid footing even as freight cars rumble overhead.

dateMay 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Airships – the future of aviation?

Researchers from the University of Lincoln, UK, have completed a three year investigation into stratospheric passenger airships as part of a multi-national engineering project designed to provide a future ...

dateMar 23, 2015 in Engineering
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Safe public infrastructure… for life

European researchers have developed a wireless sensor system to monitor the safety of large infrastructure. The new system will not only potentially save lives when the structure is old, it is reducing costs ...

dateFeb 20, 2015 in Engineering
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