Structural Testing of Steel Deck Diaphragm Assemblies

May 14, 2018

Structural assessment of cold-formed steel diaphragm assemblies was conducted in accordance with AISI S907. The cantilever-style tests were performed on 12 x 12 ft square specimens and included both static and cyclic test protocols.

Materials previously weighed in the laboratory and ready for the elaboration of four concrete formulations

Incorporation of Metal-Laden Granular Activated Carbon in Concrete Formulations

May 13, 2018

The principal objective of this project is to translate the already successful obtained laboratory results to a practice in an industrial trial jointly with Forterra, which is an international company that is dedicated to the fabrication of concrete sewer pipelines and manholes.


Polyurethane Characterization

Oct. 18, 2017

Experimental characterization of visco-elasto-plastic response of polyurethanes for damage-resistant structures

A computer in the foreground shows results of a test underway in the lab

Nanoparticle Injection Technology

Oct. 18, 2017

Nanoparticle Injection Technology for Remediating Leaks of CO2 Storage Formation

Matrix Inclusions and Fracture Toughness

Oct. 18, 2017

Experimental investigation of matrix inclusions on the fracture toughness of composite material.

A concrete sample breaks under pressure during an experimen

Aerosol Generation in Compressive Concrete Fragmentation

Oct. 18, 2017

Eric Heichelheim, Harish Gadde, Prof. Mija Hubler, Prof. Lupita Montoya

Instron testing machine

Concrete and Metal Materials Testing

Oct. 18, 2017

CIEST assists Mechanics of Materials I and II in their practical labs.

Tensile Testing of Wood Samples

Oct. 18, 2016

Paul Bennet, Prof. Wil Srubar and Derek Carpenter