Tag: architectural and environmental

Gravity played role in New Orleans’ bridge failures

Posted by on November 28, 2005

Sir Isaac Newton did a number on the Interstate 10 bridges in New Orleans, according to a team of researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla that helped document some of the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

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UMR researcher to receive award from civil engineering society

Posted by on October 7, 2005

Dr. Craig Adams, the John and Susan Mathes Missouri Distinguished Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, will receive the 2005 State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) during its national conference in Los Angeles Saturday, Oct. 29.

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Composite panels could provide durable alternative, say UMR researchers

Posted by on September 13, 2005

Note to the Big, Bad Wolf: Save your breath. A few huffs and puffs won’t budge the new building panels being manufactured at the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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New UMR study details threats in New Madrid seismic zone

Posted by on September 2, 2005

A major earthquake in the New Madrid seismic zone could affect the movement of emergency vehicles and other first response teams into and out of stricken areas if steps aren’t taken immediately to prepare bridges and other transportation infrastructures, says a team of University of Missouri-Rolla researchers.

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