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Morandi, a bridge that partially collapsed less than a year ago, was finally demolished.

Thursday, 20 June 2019 01:00

Shocking bridge collapse in Chinese river

A road bridge partially collapsed sending 2 vehicles into a river in south China.

The iconic Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood is undergoing a $1.5 billion expansion, with a gleaming 36-storey, guitar-shaped hotel as its stunning centerpiece. Alongside the glass-fronted hotel on the edge of an expansive lake, the complex will also feature what's claimed to be the largest pool area in the Caribbean, plus an expanded casino and new show venue. The KELLER team of Hayward Baker and HJ Foundation worked on the foundation support system for all of the proposed new buildings.

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 07:45

Calculate the Maximum Shear Stress

A steel bar with diameter d = 14 mm is subjected to a tensile load P = 10 kN (see figure). (a) What is the maximum normal stress σmax in the bar? (b) What is the maximum shear stress τmax?

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

The constants and their correlations that are used to determine the behavior of an elastic material are presented below.

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

A new study suggests that machine learning can predict the mechanical properties of metal-organic frameworks, materials that will to be of great importance in the near future.

A new project, designed for the 2019 Evolo Skyscraper Award, involves the construction of a skyscraper that will contain a water theme park, hiding an enormous cryptocurrency mining facility inside.