Bricks made from plastic, organic waste

Revolutionary ‘green’ types of bricks and construction materials could be made from recycled PVC, waste plant fibres or sand with the help of a remarkable new kind of rubber polymer discovered by Australian scientists. The rubber polymer, itself made from sulfur and canola oil, can be compressed and heated with fillers to create construction materials…

Two NE tree species can be used in new sustainable building material

Dua spesies pohon asli Timur Laut telah ditemukan secara struktural baik untuk digunakan pada kayu laminasi silang (CLT) – jenis baru bahan bangunan revolusioner dengan karakteristik keberlanjutan yang dicari, menurut penelitian oleh kayu University of Massachusetts Amherst insinyur. Temuan yang diterbitkan dalam  Journal of Material in Civil Engineering , menunjukkan bahwa pohon-pohon ini – hemlock…

Construction: How to turn 36 seconds into USD 5.4 billion

A team of researchers from Aarhus University have, for the first time ever, linked 40 years of productivity data from the construction industry with the actual work done. The results show that productivity in the construction industry has been declining since the 1970s. The results also explain the decline and how to achieve far more…

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Researchers Rebuild the BRIDGE between Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence

A half-century-old bridge between neuroscience and artificial intelligence has been revived through a newly-revealed ultrafast brain-inspired learning mechanism utilized to accelerate existing artifical intelligence learning algorithms based on small datasets. The origin of machine and deep learning algorithms, which increasingly affect almost all aspects of our life, is the learning mechanism of synaptic (weight) strengths…

Corrosion Resistance of Steel Bars in Concrete when Mixed with Aerobic Microorganisms

This study reports on a novel method for enhancing corrosion resistance via reduced availability of dissolved oxygen in the cathodic reactions which could be obtained through metabolic processes of aerobic Bacillus subtilis natto in the presence of organic carbon sources. In addition, the approach is beneficial in facilitating the formation of calcium carbonate which seals cracks accompanied…

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COVID-19 and The Built Environment

Examining how building design can influence disease transmission Social distancing has Americans mostly out of the places they usually gather and in their homes as we try to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But some buildings, such as hospitals and grocery stores, have to remain open, and at some point, most of us will go…

Electric car switch on for health benefits

Could the health benefits and reduced costs to healthcare systems be enough to justify subsidizing charging infrastructure to allow society to switch from the internal combustion engine to electric vehicles faster than current trends predict? Writing in the International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Mitchell House and David Wright of the University of Ottawa,…

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Connections in Steel Structures

 Introduction The steel structures are constructed by properly connecting the available standard sections. The connections are an important part of steel structure and are designed more conventionally than any individual members. There is a discrepancy between the actual behavior and the analysis of steel structure is large, therefore the connections are complex to analyze and…

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Singapore: The City Beneath The City

The diamond-shape island state of Singapore is more or less the same size as the Danish island of Bornholm. It takes about an hour to drive from the east to the west of the little island on which the city lies. In spite of its small size, the city has a population of five million,…

Non-glaring photovoltaic installations for airports, highways

Before a photovoltaic installation may be constructed, engineers calculate, for some selected days in the year, when and where the interfering light reflections occur, especially if airports, highways or larger residential areas are close by. In the future, this will be easier and more comprehensive: with software that creates a three-dimensional depiction of the glare…

Hidden threat : Elevated pollution levels near regional airports

Scientists are reporting evidence that air pollution — a well-recognized problem at major airports — may pose an important but largely overlooked health concern for people living near smaller regional airports. Those airports are becoming an increasingly important component of global air transport systems. The study, one of only a handful to examine airborne pollutants…

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Microplastic drifting down with the snow

In the Alps and the Arctic, experts confirm the presence of plastic in snow Over the past several years, microplastic particles have repeatedly been detected in seawater, drinking water, and even in animals. But these minute particles are also transported by the atmosphere and subsequently washed out of the air, especially by snow — and…

What Is Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Construction Management

In starting to think about BIM and what it is, let’s consider the following definition: Building Information Modelling is the digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility creating a shared knowledge resource for information about it and forming a reliable basis for decisions during its life cycle, from earliest conception to demolition….

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What are the canals

Canals In India particularly northern India, rainfall is almost nil during winter season. Rainfall takes place only during monsoon seasons. However, rivers originating from the Himalyas and flowing through the northern India carry very high discharges. For this reason a canal irrigation system was thought proper for meeting the demand of water for agricultural purposes….

Sound Insulation of Buildings

The levels of desired sound insulation, for different types of buildings and between the individual rooms or apartments of a building can be achieved by the following contraction measures of noise control and sound insulation. Wall Insulation : Vertical Barriers Walls and partitions are the vertical barriers to noise. Their proper design and construction may…

All Types of Roofs And Their Details

 Introduction A roof is an essential part of any building, in that it provides the necessary protection from rain, sun, wind, heat and cold. The integrity of the roof is important for the structure of the building itself, as well as for the occupants and the goods stored within the building.  The roof structure must…

Types of Failure in Civil Engineering

A major objective of design is to avoid failures; We shall start by considering failure in its broadest sense and illustrate this by a story related to one of the authors by his father, who was for many years concerned with construction in various parts of the world. The supply of water to an industrial plant…

New Way to Protect Historic Limestone Buildings

Buildings and statues constructed of limestone can be protected from pollution by applying a thin, single layer of a water-resistant coating, new research suggests. That’s the word from a University of Iowa researcher and her colleagues from Cardiff University in a paper published in the journal Scientific Reports, from the publishers of Nature. In the study, the…

Laying The Foundations For A Green Industry

Australian university researchers have developed a strong, lightweight building material that they believe could generate a thriving new “green” industry for countries such as China and India. Coal-burning power plants spend millions of dollars disposing of waste fly ash, a fine powder loaded with toxic chemicals. An estimated 200 million tonnes of the byproduct is…

Urban Water Atlas

On 27 April 2017, the European Commission published the Urban Water Atlas for Europe. The publication — the first of its kind — shows how different water management choices, as well as other factors such as waste management, climate change and even our food preferences, affect the long-term sustainability of water use in our cities….

Road Traffic Pollution

Research conducted in 10 European cities has estimated that 14% of chronic childhood asthma is due to exposure to traffic pollution near busy roads. The results are comparable to the burden associated with passive smoking: the World Health Organization estimates that between 4% and 18% of asthma cases in children are linked to passive smoking….

How to Improve Water Quality

Toxic substances from agriculture, industry and households endanger water quality in Europe — and by extension, ecosystems and human health. As part of the SOLUTIONS project, over 100 international scientists have developed methods and practical solutions for identifying pollutants and assessing the risks posed by chemical cocktails. This is intended to help reduce pollution in…

Bad Vibes Can Indicate Structural Damage In Bridges

By monitoring changes in vibrations of bridges it is possible to identify hidden cracks and fractures, according to a Queensland University of Technology researcher. QUT engineering researcher Henry Shih said variations in bridge vibrations of a bridge could be a telling sign of its structural “health”. “It’s not always possible to see damage to a…

How to Estimate Energy Footprint in Highways

Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid have developed an application to estimate energy footprint in highways. This application software, HERA, was developed by researchers of The Transport Research Centre (TRANSyT) at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. This application consists of a methodology and a software tool to estimate energy consumption and green house gas…

‘Green’ Concrete Developed

Geopolymer concrete, an innovative and environmentally-friendly building material developed at Louisiana Tech University’s Trenchless Technology Center (TTC), will be featured in a transportation exhibition taking place at the Detroit Science Center. Developed by Dr. Erez Allouche, research director for the TTC, and his team, geopolymer concrete is an emerging class of cementitious materials that utilize…

NEW PRODUCTION UNIT FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF INNOVATIVE CONCRETE BLOCKS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE

During the last 10 years, the construction industry has been changing to technical products with high thermal, mechanical, acoustic, seismic and environmental performances. The concrete industry has been recently providing innovative products which combine technical reliability, aesthetic finishing, and easy implementation. These new products are largely approved by the manufacturers that are submitted to the…

Barbeque in France

The taste of barbecued food is something that we can’t get enough of, but having a BBQ does come with some problems especially if you live in a built-up area. So is there anything you need to know before you start firing up the charcoal and mixing the marinades? Helpfully, the French government has just…

Fuel in France : The Good Life France

As in most countries, fuel prices in motorway service areas tend to be more expensive than in your average supermarket or normal fuel garage. Many supermarkets have fuel pumps on site, manned at certain times during the day – these times will differ from supermarket to supermarket and area to area, often closing for the…

Design Eiffel Tower

The design of the Eiffel Tower is attributed to Maurice Koechlin and Émile Nouguier, two senior engineers working for the Compagnie des Établissements Eiffel. It was envisioned after discussion about a suitable centrepiece for the proposed 1889 Exposition Universelle, a world’s fair to celebrate the centennial of the French Revolution. Eiffel openly acknowledged that inspiration for a tower came from the Latting Observatory built in…

Set World Standards For Electronics Recycling, Reuse To Curb E-waste Exports To Developing Countries, Experts Urge.

Sold in 2006: 230 million computers, 1 billion cell phones, 45.5 million TVs; many destined for uncontrolled disposal without change in policies, consumer practices Processes and policies governing the reuse and recycling of electronic products need to be standardized worldwide to stem and reverse the growing problem of illegal and harmful e-waste processing practices in…