Reporte #107

Martes, 21 Marzo 2017

 

Modular design to bridge gaps other bridges cannot reach

The Engineer

Arup and Mabey have launched the world’s first modular glass-fibre, reinforced polymer bridge, an advance that could improve safety at level-crossings or span areas where it is difficult to build such structures.

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Worm-inspired material strengthens, changes shape in response to its environment

MIT News - Engineering

A bio-inspired gel material developed at MIT could help engineers control movements of soft robots.

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Silicon Valley Computational Drug Startup Takes on Glaucoma

IEEE Spectrum Recent Content

About a year ago I met two Silicon Valley entrepreneurs named Andrew Radin, whose matching names generated competition over an Internet domain, a connection, and eventually, a company...

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Crash-resistant drone inspired by insects

The Engineer

Researchers from Swiss research institute EPFL have developed a crash resistant quad-copter design modelled on the dual stiffness properties seen in insect wings.

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Projeto das incríveis pontes sobre o Rio Orwell

EngenhariaCivil.com

A proposta do gabinete de engenharia civil e arquitetura Foster + Partners foi a selecionada, no âmbito de um concurso internacional, promovido pelo Instituto Real de Arquitetos Britânicos (RIBA), para o dimensionamento de duas travessias rodoviárias, pedonais e cicloviárias sobre o Rio Orwell, na cidade de Ipswich, Reino Unido. O projeto da Foster + Partners prevê ainda a reabilitação de uma ponte existente e a requalificação dos espaços públicos envolventes às infraestruturas.

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Hydraulic transmission aimed at easing emissions on non-electrified rail

The Engineer

Trials are underway of a new type of hydraulic transmission for diesel powered rail vehicles that could be applied to non-electrified rail routes.

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X-rays Map the 3D Interior of Integrated

IEEE Spectrum Recent Content

A team of researchers based in Switzerland is on the way to laying bare much of the secret technology inside commercial processors. They pointed a beam of X-rays at a piece of an Intel processor and were able to reconstruct the chip’s warren of transistors and wiring in three dimensions.  Circuits

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Testing times: study assesses next-gen nuclear materials built with nanoscale 3D printing

The Engineer

Nanoscale 3D printing techniques, developed to build optical devices such as those found in quantum computing, could be used to test materials for the next generation of nuclear power plants.

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Disorder can be good

MIT News - Engineering

Researchers discover that chaos makes carbon materials lighter and stronger.

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This Self-Poofing Fabric Transforms from T-Shirt to Parka

IEEE Spectrum Recent Content

Otherlab’s self-fluffing fabric changes its insulation in response to temperature.

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