News - TheCivilEngineer.org - TheCivilEngineer.org https://www.thecivilengineer.org Sun, 26 May 2019 16:31:37 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb 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
What is geotechnical engineering? People in the streets answer https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1993-what-is-geotechnical-engineering-people-in-the-streets-answer https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1993-what-is-geotechnical-engineering-people-in-the-streets-answer What is geotechnical engineering? People in the streets answer

Let's see a wide range of answers about how common people perceive the term "geotechnics."

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) Other News Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Characteristics of Load Bearing Masonry Construction https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1989-characteristics-of-load-bearing-masonry-construction https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1989-characteristics-of-load-bearing-masonry-construction Load Bearing Masonry Construction

Load bearing masonry construction is a building technique in which wall elements are used as the framework of a structure.

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it@geoengineer.org (TheCivilEngineer.org) Other News Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Types of reinforced concrete structures collapse https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1991-types-of-reinforced-concrete-structures-collapse https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1991-types-of-reinforced-concrete-structures-collapse Types of reinforced concrete structures collapse

Many types of failure can trigger the collapse of a reinforced concrete building.

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
World's widest suspension bridge open across the Nile, Egypt https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1990-world-s-largest-suspension-bridge-open-across-the-nile-egypt https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1990-world-s-largest-suspension-bridge-open-across-the-nile-egypt World's widest suspension bridge open across the Nile, Egypt

A suspension bridge that crosses the river Nile over central Cairo in Egypt was declared as the world's widest.

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Projects / Industry Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
London to create a digital map of underground infrastructure https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1986-london-to-create-a-digital-map-of-underground-infrastructure https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1986-london-to-create-a-digital-map-of-underground-infrastructure London to create a digital map of underground infrastructure-Source: Engineering and Technology Magazine

London officials are planning to create a digital map with the city's underground network of pipes and cables.

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it@geoengineer.org (TheCivilEngineer.org) News on Projects / Industry Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Building collapse in Shanghai: At least 5 casualties https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1988-building-collapse-in-shanghai-at-least-5-casualties https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1988-building-collapse-in-shanghai-at-least-5-casualties Building collapse in Shanghai: At least 5 casualties

At least 5 people were reported dead after a commercial building collapsed in Shanghai on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Massive landslide in Joffre mountain, Canada https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1987-massive-landslide-in-joffre-mountain-canada https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1987-massive-landslide-in-joffre-mountain-canada Massive landslide in Joffre mountain, Canada

A large landslide occurred in northeast face of mount Joffre on Sunday, May 12, 2019.

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) Other News Fri, 17 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
Hanford radioactive tunnel under risk of collapse stabilized https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1984-hanford-radioactive-tunnel-under-risk-of-collapse-stabilized https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/1984-hanford-radioactive-tunnel-under-risk-of-collapse-stabilized Hanford radioactive tunnel under risk of collapse stabilized

A radioactive waste storage tunnel in Harford, California, that was at risk collapse has been stabilized.

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Projects / Industry Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000