Topic: Karl Frank

Engineers to Conduct Collapse-Load Test on 120-Foot Bridge with Fractured Girder

March 12, 2009

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the load capacity of a full-sized bridge that has previously suffered a complete fracture of a steel girder.

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Researchers Embark on $6.8 Million Research Project to Develop Accurate, Wireless Monitoring of Highway Bridges

Jan. 15, 2009

The nation's aging highway bridges could become safer structures using state-of-the-art wireless monitoring and inspection systems being developed through a multi-million-dollar grant to an engineering team from The University of Texas at Austin, National Instruments and Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, an engineering firm based in Northbrook, Ill.

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Engineers to Conduct Fracture Test on 120-Foot Bridge Using Explosives

June 4, 2008

Event: Structural engineers at the Ferguson Structural Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin will test the stability of a full-sized bridge in the event of a complete fracture of a steel girder.

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