The International Information Center for Structural Engineers

Intense cracking in Sydney's building - Concerns for Australia's building codes

Intense cracking in Sydney's building - Concerns for Australia's building codes

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Tagline

After Opal's tower incident, a second building in Sydney suffered critical damage due to cracking raising concerns about Australia's building…

More...
Bridge painted to look like a LEGO structure

Bridge painted to look like a LEGO structure

News on Projects / Industry

Tagline

A bridge in Germany was painted to look like it's made out of huge LEGO bricks and the outcome is…

More...
Predicting the mechanical properties of metal-organic frameworks using Machine Learning

Predicting the mechanical properties of metal-organic frameworks using Machine Learning

News on Research / Academia

Tagline

A new study suggests that machine learning can predict the mechanical properties of metal-organic frameworks, materials that will to be…

More...
Skyscraper that will conduct cryptocurrency mining

Skyscraper that will conduct cryptocurrency mining

News on Projects / Industry

Tagline

A new project, designed for the 2019 Evolo Skyscraper Award, involves the construction of a skyscraper that will contain a…

More...
Disneyland may be threatened by potential failure of a local dam

Disneyland may be threatened by potential failure of a local dam

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Tagline

According to federal engineers, Disneyland may be in danger as a local dam could fail if an intense rainfall occurs.

More...
What is the maximum height a skyscraper can reach?

What is the maximum height a skyscraper can reach?

News on Projects / Industry

Tagline

As global infrastructure consistently focuses on building taller and higher buildings, a question arises: What is the maximum height that…

More...
Impact of wetting and drying cycles on cement

Impact of wetting and drying cycles on cement

News on Research / Academia

Tagline

Scientists shed light on the wetting-drying behavior of cement. The study was recently published in the Proceedings of the National…

More...
Virtual tour of Keller's remarkable geotechnical projects

Virtual tour of Keller's remarkable geotechnical projects

News on Projects / Industry

Tagline

14 remarkable structures that addressed geotechnical challenges along with the solutions provided by Keller and fellow companies are presented in…

More...
Polymers that function as heat conductors

Polymers that function as heat conductors

News on Research / Academia

Tagline

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

More...
Types of reinforced concrete structures collapse

Types of reinforced concrete structures collapse

Other News

Tagline

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

More...
Building collapse in Shanghai: At least 5 casualties

Building collapse in Shanghai: At least 5 casualties

News on Natural Disasters / Failures

Tagline

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

More...
Seattle buildings are less earthquake-resistant than expected

Seattle buildings are less earthquake-resistant than expected

News on Research / Academia

Tagline

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

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2012 JoomlaWorks Ltd.

Latest Twitter Feed