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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 15, 2014

Acoustic imaging for cracks, greener cement, DIY device printing, rediscovered ultrahigh temperature ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 15, 2014.

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Corrosion wars: C2D2 inspects and detects concrete wear

By April Gocha / September 2, 2014

A team of researchers at ETH Zürich has tailored a previously designed robot that can walk walls and ceilings—and originally designed to do some fancy filming for Disney—to inspect bridges for corrosion.

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How highway bridges sing—or groan—in the rain to reveal their health

By Eileen De Guire / November 6, 2012

Professor Brian Mazzeo tests acoustic-based measurement techniques in his lab. Credit: BYU. [Editor’s note: Sometimes simple is best, as this research for bridge testing shows. Following their lead, here is the university’s press release in full.] A team of Brigham Young University engineers has found that by listening to how a highway bridge sings in the…

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