Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2015’

  • Crush those clinkers while they’re hot

    Crush those clinkers while they’re hot Date: January 13, 2015 Source: Rice University Summary: Clinkers pulverized to make cement should be processed right out of the kiln to save the most energy. The environmentally friendly advice is the result of a recent computational study. A …

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  • Advancing structural integrity safety issues in the nuclear industry

    Advancing structural integrity safety issues in the nuclear industry Structural integrity is paramount in nuclear safety issues. Following the Fukushima accident (March 2011), questions about the resurgence in nuclear energy and worries about operational safety have once again come to the forefront of the news. …

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  • Behaviour of cold-formed steel portal frames in fire

    Behaviour of cold-formed steel portal frames in fire Portal frames composed entirely of cold-formed steel can be a viable alternative to conventional hot-rolled steel for single storey structures, having sustainable and economic benefits for modest spans. However, despite the increasing popularity of this form of …

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