Results of highly publicized testing have shown that in some cases, the mean strength of freshly manufactured ceramic enameled glass is less than the mean strength of analogous uncoated glass. Read Full Article →
Over the past several years, there has been a significant increase in the number of glass plate breakages caused by thermally induced stress due to exposure to solar irradiance. Glass plate breakage that is caused by thermal stress has become one of the leading issues that the architectural glass industry faces. Read Full Article →
A general problem occurs at many bridge locations along highways where the required length of need for bridge approach rails cannot be met within the existing right-of-way limits. These conflicts occur when existing driveways, roads, or other objects are within the ROW. It is not unusual to have less than 15 feet length between the end of the bridg...
This research explored a design option of median barrier for use as grade separation on split level highways. Such type of barrier needs to provide design and construction flexibility as shoulder elevations vary along the roadway, and also perform as a retaining wall. Read Full Article →