Civil engineering

New Materials Can Make Florida Condos More Durable

Unlike many diseases that plague aging humans, there are already remedies for the most common, serious, and costly threats to thousands of dilapidated buildings along the Florida coast. This is a disease that structural engineers call “concrete cancer”. Symptoms first appear as rusty columns or cracked balconies, a sign that …

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DVIDS – News – Chef remembers 9/11, career at JBMDL

Chief Master Sgt. Amanda Marotta, emergency management superintendent assigned to the 108th Civil Engineer Squadron, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ, recalls starting her military career on September 11, 2001. Marotta was 18 and thought she was going to take the world by storm. She said she wanted to leave her small …

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