New Tech Uses Electricity to Track Water, ID Potential Problems in Concrete

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures – allowing engineers to identify potential issues before they become big problems. “When we think about construction… Continue Reading


‘Sensing Skin’ Detects Cracks, Harmful Chemicals in Structures

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Researchers have developed a multi-layered “sensing skin” to detect corrosive or otherwise harmful substances in structures. The skin can also detect cracks and other structural flaws that are invisible to the naked eye. “We’ve created a skin that can be… Continue Reading