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Wearable Device That Camouflages Developed
April 13, 2020

Researchers at the University of California San Diego developed a wearable technology that can hide its wearer from heat-detecting sensors…

AASHTO Requests $50 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Aid for State DOTs
April 10, 2020

Association seeks support due to projected reduction in state transportation revenues.

Overview of Rain Loads Provisions For Standard ASCE 7-16 Announced In New Press Book
April 10, 2020

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently announced that Rain Loads: Guide to the Rain Load Provisions of ASCE 7-16 provides the practicing structural engineer with a detailed description of…

New Pavement Design Guide Published
April 9, 2020

New 2020 third edition, which supersedes the 2015 second edition, includes a number of revisions and updates.

Ensuring Building Safety Using Remote Video Inspections
April 9, 2020

NFPA announces creation of a fact sheet that provides guidance on how to conduct a remote video inspection (RVI).

Funding Research for Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings in Connected Communities Considered
April 8, 2020

Between 4-6 projects will be awarded up to $7 million each.

AMCA Revises Standard 204
April 8, 2020

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. announces the revision of ANSI/AMCA Standard 204, Balance Quality and Vibration Levels for Fans.

Flammable Refrigerant Webinar Announced
April 7, 2020

Informational and review session regarding compliance with new standard.

Researchers Study Quadrupling Turbines To Meet Wind-Energy Goals
April 6, 2020

The United States could generate 20% of its electricity from wind within 10 years, without requiring any additional land, according to…

Cooling Cells Studied As Way To Help Treat Concussions
April 6, 2020

In the future, treating a concussion could be as simple as cooling the brain.

LightFair 2020 Canceled Due To Ongoing Coronavirus Concerns
April 3, 2020

The May 3-7, 2020 LightFair trade show and conference, previously announced as postponed, are now canceled…

New Standard 70 Helps in Estimating Hydraulic Properties of Groundwater Systems
April 3, 2020

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently announced that their newest standard, Estimation of Aquifer Hydraulic Properties by Inverse Numerical Modeling of Aquifer Pumping

Soil Fertility Monitor May Benefit Agriculture
April 1, 2020

Development of a rugged continuous electronic monitoring device to detect soil fertility in farm fields could be a boon to agriculture…

New Materials Developed For Improved Single-atom Catalysis and Future Electronics
April 1, 2020

Researchers at Penn State and Purdue University have developed new materials for improved single-atom catalysis and future electronics.

Comprehensive Overview of Wind Loads Provisions Provided
March 31, 2020

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently announced that Wind Loads: Guide to the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-16 provides a comprehensive overview of…

Wireless Sweat Sensor That Detects Stress Levels Produced
March 31, 2020

Wei Gao, assistant professor of medical engineering at Caltech, has produced a wireless sweat sensor that can accurately detect levels of cortisol…

Study Focuses On Better Management Of Reservoir And Dam Systems
March 30, 2020

Researchers seek to develop a better understanding of reservoir-dam system management.

AHRI Cancels Spring 2020 Meeting
March 30, 2020

Status of ongoing coronavirus crisis is contributing factor.

Transcribing The Brain’s Complex Dynamics
March 27, 2020

Just as notes and harmonies can be mapped onto sheet music, Pequito, an assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is looking to…

Future Climate On Plants Studied
March 27, 2020

Prof. Reddy and colleagues started to wonder if the way plants respond to conditions like drought will change when there is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

New Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Radio Developed
March 26, 2020

The device, which is housed in a chip smaller than a grain of rice, enables Internet of Things (IoT) devices to communicate with existing Wi-Fi networks using…

New Rocket Engine May Enable Cheaper, Lighter Spacecraft
March 26, 2020

A new type of engine — called a rotating detonation engine — promises to make rockets not only more fuel-efficient but also more lightweight and less complicated to construct.

ASCC CPC Pre-Construction Checklists Developed
March 25, 2020

The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC) a subsidiary of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO, has developed two pre-construction checklists for floors…

Ability To Break Reciprocity In Acoustic Waves Demonstrated
March 25, 2020

Working in an emerging field known to as “spacetime-varying metamaterials,” engineers have demonstrated the ability to break reciprocity in acoustic waves.


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