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Service-Load Behavior of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Beams with High-Quality Recycled Concrete Aggregates

Researchers in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences at the University of Notre Dame conducted a study funded by the National Science Foundation into the variability of recycled concrete aggregates (RCA).

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24th Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference at Notre Dame Highlighted by "Journal of Bacteriology"

The University of Notre Dame hosted the 24th Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference in August 2017. Topics of the conference were highlighted in the June 2018 issue of "Journal of Bacteriology."

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Faculty Awards Honor Undergraduate Teaching and Advising

nwelding • Date: May 9, 2018

Three engineering faculty are among the 20 faculty members have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Two of the three honored honored with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising are also engineering faculty.

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Virtual Dynamic Shaker Offers Conceptually Simpler, but Equally Reliable, Structural Damping Estimation of Structures

nwelding • Date: May 9, 2018

This images shows how a building vibrates. Photo credit: Enrica Bernardini

A recent study published in the Journal of Engineering Mechanics presents a novel concept for rapid assessments of structural damping that, while steeped in the basic equations of dynamics, applies a new output-only system identification scheme to more accurately and more easily estimate the properties of structures under wind or seismic loads.

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South Bend Church Models Smart Rainwater Handling

First Unitarian Church members, including Professor Alan Hamlet, planted one of four rain gardens to capture rainwater and divert it from the city's wastewater treatment plant.

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