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Research Brief: A Reaction-Diffusion Model to Determine Mesoscale Patterns in Cement Paste
Research Brief: A Reaction-Diffusion Model for Mesoscale Patterns in Cement Paste
Thu, 08/09/2018
Strength and toughness, two important aspects of the durability of concrete structures, are...
screen shot from CSHub animated video
Video: What is pavement vehicle interaction?
Mon, 08/06/2018
Our pavements research focuses on improving structure and design for increased fuel efficiency,...
Leveraging building LCA and machine learning to determine design parameters
Wed, 07/25/2018
The CSHub-developed Building Attribute to Impact Algorithm (BAIA) allows building designers to...
Drawing of a truck and illustrations relating to fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
New! Pavement Vehicle Interaction Info Sheet
Wed, 07/18/2018
Pavement vehicle interaction (PVI) looks at the interaction between a vehicle’s tires and the...
Screen shot from Athena Sustainable Materials Institute website of their LCA Web App
Business Insider: Updates to Popular Paving App Incorporate CSHub Model
Mon, 07/09/2018
The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, a non-profit research group in life cycle assessment (...
Houston Chronicle Features PVI Research
Sat, 07/07/2018
An article by the Houston Chronicle recently directed readers to our pavement vehicle interaction (...
Image via "TheOutline.com" a trowl holding mortar rests atop a concrete block.
Cement’s pollution problem lies in its formulation
Thu, 07/05/2018
Cement’s pollution problem lies in its formulation, but we're working to change that. By lowering...
Exterior of a fortified home in Breezy Point, NY. Photographer: Gaia Squarci
Bloomberg: Why aren't people buying hurricane-proof homes?
Fri, 06/22/2018
Architects are designing homes that can deflect hurricane winds, rise with flood waters, and...
Image of a model office building from CSHub Research Brief: A Resilience Assessment of Structures Using Molecular Dynamics
Research Brief: Resilience Assessment of Structures Using Molecular Dynamics
Wed, 06/20/2018
Windstorms are responsible for approximately $28 billion in damages each year in the United States...
Image from Research Brief: Capillary Stress During Cement Drying Shrinkage
Research Brief: Capillary Stress During Cement Drying Shrinkage
Tue, 06/05/2018
Cement paste is quite porous. When there are changes to outside relative humidity, due to rain or...