In: Engineering and construction

Airborne Laser Spectroscopy System Can Map Atmospheric Gases
July 31, 2017

An experimental instrument that combines precision laser spectroscopy and a mobile airborne reflector to map atmospheric gas concentrations could lead to…

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Windpower industry development up 40% in strong second quarter – Windpower Engineering (press release)
July 27, 2017

Over 40% more windpower projects are under construction or advanced development in America than at this time last year, according to…

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New Artificial Spider Silk: Stronger Than Steel and 98 Percent Water
July 27, 2017

The silk of the humble spider has some pretty impressive properties. It’s one of the sturdiest materials found in nature, stronger…

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Tiny Sensors Play Outsized Role in Huge Wind Turbines
July 20, 2017

In May, the Danish company Dong Energy flipped the switch on the world’s largest wind turbines: thirty-two 640-ft.-high behemoths with blades…

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NanoSteel Launches BLDRmetal L-40 for Additive Manufacturing
July 17, 2017

PROVIDENCE, RI, June 17, 2017 – NanoSteel, the leader in nanostructured steel materials, announced the launch of its first product for…

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Steel Companies investing in new 3D Metal Printing
July 13, 2017

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the…

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Wireless sensing technologies to boost the oil and gas pipeline monitoring sector
July 10, 2017

The need to manage the serviceability and stability of an ageing pipeline infrastructure is driving the adoption of smart sensors in…

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PolyU Develops Sprayable Sensing for Real-time Structural Monitoring
July 5, 2017

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) research team developed a novel breed of nanocomposites-inspired sensors which can be sprayed directly on…

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Innovative bracing for durable structures during a natural disaster
July 4, 2017

Across the world, severe earthquakes regularly shake entire regions. More than two billion people live in danger zones – many of…

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Brandywine Robotics VEXMEN Team 91C Cyclops Earns VEX Excellence Award
June 26, 2017

On June 25, 2017, the Brandywine Robotics VEXMEN 91C Cyclops Team received the Excellence Award for their achievements in the 2017…

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