Article - 30 Sep 2020
Network Rail, the UK’s rail network owner, has partnered with the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, UK, a world-leading research hub developing state-of-the-art materials and technology, to...
Article - 6 Aug 2020
New research from Rice University shows that experimentation with an everyday object such as sticky tape can deliver an energy-technology breakthrough.
Article - 14 Aug 2019
This article discusses placer gold mining.
Article - 18 Jun 2018
When ceramic plates emerged as a lightweight alternative to personal body armor and protective vehicle cladding during the 1970’s, consumers began to question the efficiency of steel armor plating.
Article - 14 Jun 2016
There are a range of materials being used in batteries for electric vehicles.
Article - 20 Feb 2015
Performing a variety of gravimetric tests or spending a huge sum of money for the same with a contracted testing laboratory is unavoidable for wastewater professionals in order to comply with...
Article - 9 Dec 2013
Parachutes were initially used by the aviation industry for rescue purposes. Today, parachuting has become a popular recreational activity.
Article - 9 Aug 2013
A fiber-reinforced composite (FRC) is a high-performance composite building material made up of three components - the fibers as the discontinuous or dispersed phase, the matrix as the continuous...
News - 31 Oct 2006
Car engines that consume less energy and can keep running on low oil, lead-free plumbing fixtures, and tanks that are light enough to be airlifted, but are just as rugged as the much heavier...
News - 14 Aug 2006
In a little lab on the campus of Montana State University, John Mandell, Dan Samborsky, and scores of students, have been breaking things to advance the field of wind energy.