‘Sensing skin’ could monitor the health of concrete infrastructure continually and inexpensively


Related images(click to enlarge) In 2009, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) assigned the grade “D” to the overall quality of infrastructure in the U.S. and said that ongoing evaluation and maintenance of structures…

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Researchers butter up the old ‘scratch test’ to make it tough


Related images(click to enlarge) It might not seem like scraping the top of a cold stick of butter with a knife could be a scientific test, but engineers at MIT say the process is very…

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