Day: July 1, 2014

Researchers study ‘smart’ rocks use for detecting bridge damage

Posted by on July 1, 2014

It’s hard to gauge how structurally sound a bridge is when its foundation is buried in a riverbed deep below the water’s surface. New “smart” rocks that are being developed by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology will give engineers an accurate, easy and cost-effective tool to monitor a bridge’s foundation, in real time.

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