News tagged with steel

Steel's inner strength

(Phys.org) —A long-term collaboration between the University and industry has resulted in a super-strong form of steel, which is now being manufactured in the UK for use as stronger and cheaper armour for front-line military ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Engineering
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Better building through design

The construction industry could slash its carbon emissions by as much as 50% by optimising the design of new buildings, which currently use double the amount of steel and concrete required by safety codes.

dateJun 04, 2014 in Engineering
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A new twist makes for better steel

In steelmaking, two desirable qualities—strength and ductility—vary indirectly: Stronger steel is less ductile, and more ductile steel is not as strong. Engineers at Brown University, three Chinese universities, and the ...

dateApr 08, 2014 in Engineering
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More flexibility for steel production

Siemens enables steel mills to adapt their production processes more flexibly to raw material prices and emission regulations. The newly developed JET Process provides sufficient heat energy to melt a high proportion of scrap ...

dateJan 27, 2014 in Engineering
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