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News Story text/texmacs Avoiding buried utilities and excavation accidents
We live above a web of buried utility lines that make modern life possible. Michigan Engineers are developing a revolutionary method for excavator operators to ...
News Story Improving construction safety with augmented reality
Using new augmented reality technology being developed at U-M, construction sites can be visualized by a computer, allowing for changes and error prevention ...
News Story Super concrete
High strength, high ductility concrete could withstand earthquakes and extreme loading much better than the concrete that is widely used today.
News Byte CPM Calculations: Three things you'd rather not know
In this webcast, Professor Jesus M. de la Garza discusses the challenges of interpreting results from the traditional Critical Path Methodology in construction ...
News Byte Haskell source code Construction engineering academic career paths
Seminars on careers in academia tend to focus on ethics, proposal writing and teaching effectiveness. Carl Haas focuses on career paths in this unique Lecture ...
News Byte Rules of engagement: effective construction scheduling
Construction projects inevitably experience events that challenge the schedule. Implementation of a timely protocol, akin to “rules of engagement” is a cost ...
News Byte New laboratories continue research legacy at former Ford Nuclear Reactor site
Construction has begun at the site of the former Ford Nuclear Reactor for a new Nuclear Engineering Laboratory to house experimental space, lab support, ...
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News Story Improving bridge safety
Associate professors Jerome Lynch and Vineet Kamat aim to improve the safety and effectiveness of bridges through wireless sensor communication in their NIST ...
News Story Hurricane Sandy: How storm surges cause damage
U-M professor of ocean engineering Marc Perlin explains the underlying causes and the devastating effects of the storm surge of Hurricane Sandy.
News Story Bendable concrete
Concrete is utilized for its moldability and low cost but its brittleness causes it to break and shatter easily. U-M researchers have developed a bendable ...