TITLE

Sensors seek concrete evidence for why buildings collapse

PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/5/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1789, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a medical laboratory being built at the University of Vermont that will be the first building to have fiber-optic sensors embedded in its concrete structure. Monitoring stress on the building during construction; Reduction in catastrophic failures; Advantages over conventional electronic sensors.
ACCESSION #
9110213685

 

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