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Engineers test effects of fire on steel structures

Researchers at Purdue University are studying the effects of fire on steel structures, such as buildings and bridges, using a one-of-a-kind heating system and a specialized laboratory for testing large beams and other components.

dateNov 16, 2010 in Engineering
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Understanding corrosion processes in concrete

Will reinforced concrete bridges still be standing for years to come, or has corrosion already set in? ETH scientists have discovered that previous concrete samples were too small to allow a reliable statement on the condition ...

dateAug 03, 2017 in Engineering
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