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Long carbon fibers could improve blast resistance of concrete structures, say S&T researchers

Posted by on October 19, 2009

Volz_carbonfibers.jpg Dr. Jeffery Volz, assistant professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, and his team have received $567,000 to explore how adding carbon fibers could improve the blast and impact resistance of conventional reinforced concrete. The research is funded by the through a cooperative agreement with the Leonard Wood Institute.

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