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  • Article - 29 Jul 2003
    The history and development of natural rubber and rubber producing technology is described. From Columbus bringing back the first samples from the West Indies to modern day appplications such as...
  • Article - 30 Nov 2001
    Biaxial testing is a method that can assess how polymer matrix composites will perform under complex load situations.
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Metallic zinc was produced in India by reducing calamine with organic substances like wool, in the 13th century A.D. Marggraf rediscovered zinc in 1746 and showed that metallic zinc could also be...
  • Article - 24 Apr 2001
    Rubbers and elastomers are defined and their characteristic properties outlined including hardness, physical properties, glass transition temperature, crystallisation and high temperature effects.
  • Article - 24 Apr 2001
    Vibration isolation, bridge bearings, suspension bearings and energy absorption applications are covered in detail in this article, while other uses for rubbers are outlined.
  • Article - 28 Feb 2001
    Smart materials are able to respond to changes in their surroundings. They have potential applications in aerospace and civil engineering. Work continues on refining these materials down to the...
  • Article - 25 Aug 2018
    Transmissions are highly complicated systems for converting and directing power from an engine to a drive train or other end application. Transmission oil analysis is necessary to reduce wear in...
  • Article - 10 Jul 2018
    This articles explores the use of glass bead composite paints for reflective roads.
  • Article - 30 Jun 2011
    In situ NDT (non-destructive testing) at several locations provides representative results for conceret in civil engineering applications. This case study demonstrates how the SilverSchmidt UN...
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Platinum (Pt) was discovered by Ulloa in 1735 and Wood in 1741. Platinum occurs as such naturally, together with negligible amounts of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium.