News on Research / Academia - TheCivilEngineer.org - TheCivilEngineer.org https://www.thecivilengineer.org Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:04:21 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Road safety increased due to cycling lanes https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2017-road-safety-increased-due-to-cycling-lanes https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2017-road-safety-increased-due-to-cycling-lanes Cycling lanes lower road fatalities

A detailed study shows that cycling lanes have made the roads safer for everyone.

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it@geoengineer.org (TheCivilEngineer.org) News on Research / Academia Fri, 28 Jun 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Earthquakes can aggravate sea water level rise https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2022-earthquakes-can-aggravate-sea-water-level-rise https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2022-earthquakes-can-aggravate-sea-water-level-rise Earthquakes can aggravate sea water level rise

According to a new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, earthquakes can cause sea level rise even faster than climat

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Research / Academia Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:38:54 +0000
Magnetism found in Earth's mantle https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2021-magnetic-field-found-in-earths-mantle https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2021-magnetic-field-found-in-earths-mantle Magnetism found in Earth's mantle

New evidence come to challenge the current belief that the Earth's mantle is regarded as non-magnetic domain. The study was recently published in Nat

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Research / Academia Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:33:02 +0000
Unpiloted vehicles can reduce congestion by more than 35% https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1998-unpiloted-vehicles-can-reduce-congestion-by-more-than-35 https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1998-unpiloted-vehicles-can-reduce-congestion-by-more-than-35 Unpiloted vehicles can reduce congestion by more than 35%

A new study shows that unmanned vehicles operating together can reduce traffic by more than 35%.

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it@geoengineer.org (TheCivilEngineer.org) News on Research / Academia Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Polymers that function as heat conductors https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1994-new-polymer-films-conduct-heat https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1994-new-polymer-films-conduct-heat Polymers that function as heat conductors

Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have introduced a new method of producing conductive polymers.

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Research / Academia Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Seattle buildings are less earthquake-resistant than expected https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1985-seattle-buildings-are-less-earthquake-resistant-than-expected https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1985-seattle-buildings-are-less-earthquake-resistant-than-expected Seattle buildings are less earthquake-resistant than expected

A new study suggests than many buildings in Seattle cannot withstand large earthquake incidents.

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Research / Academia Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Controlling induced seismicity triggered by geothermal wells https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1976-controlling-induced-seismicity-triggered-by-geothermal-wells https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1976-controlling-induced-seismicity-triggered-by-geothermal-wells Controlling induced seismicity triggered by geothermal wells

A recently published study suggests that induced seismicity caused by geothermal wells can be controlled.

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Research / Academia Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Fluid viscosity impact on earthquake's intensity https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1954-fluid-viscosity-impact-on-earthquake-s-intensity https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1954-fluid-viscosity-impact-on-earthquake-s-intensity Fluid viscosity impact on earthquake's intensity

According to a research conducted by a PhD candidate at EPFL, the viscosity of fluids affects the intensity of earthquakes.

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Research / Academia Tue, 02 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Ancient building material is re-engineered https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1955-ancient-building-material-is-re-engineered-not-ready https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1955-ancient-building-material-is-re-engineered-not-ready Ancient building material is re-engineered

According to British and French scientists, cob, an ancient building material, can be re-produced with current standards in order to be utilized for structural facilities. 

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Research / Academia Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Improving concrete's fire resistance with tire fibers https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1922-improving-concrete-s-fire-resistance-with-tire-fibers https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1922-improving-concrete-s-fire-resistance-with-tire-fibers Improving concrete's fire resistance with tire fibers

In a new study, researchers have developed a method to improve concrete's performance when subjected to fire using recycled fibers from tires.

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Research / Academia Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00:00 +0000