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## TheStructuralEngineer.info

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 01:00

### Genoa's Morandi bridge spectacular demolition

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

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 01:00

### Mathematical model for moment-less arch

Researchers from the University of Warwick, inspired by nature's shapes, have introduced a new generation of moment-less arch bridges.

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.

Friday, 21 June 2019 00:00

### Hayward Baker worked on the construction of the world's first Guitar-Shaped Hotel

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?

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 01:00

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

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

Friday, 21 June 2019 01:00

### The constants of linear elasticity and their correlations

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

Friday, 14 June 2019 01:00

### Bridge painted to look like a LEGO structure

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

Thursday, 13 June 2019 01:00

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

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.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 01:00

### Skyscraper that will conduct cryptocurrency mining

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.

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