Invent Civil




Civil Engineering news, technology, and opinions

Archive for the ‘pavement’ Category

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about Wolfram|Alpha, which is a new way to find data online.  A classic google search uses only information taken directly from the web, but Wolfram Alpha takes a bunch of facts and figures and uses various mathematical formulas to provide you with enhanced information.  For the most part, [...]

18 Sep, 2008

Video: Culvert collapses

Posted by: Skylar In: general|pavement|Stormwater

This is an interesting video for all us civil engineers out there. Watch as this road collapses after some regional flooding in Freeport, Maine. [Freeport Road Collapse] – via civil3d.com

11 Sep, 2008

Asphalt as an energy producer

Posted by: Skylar In: pavement

A while ago, I came across an article that made me realize the environmental impacts of hot mix asphalt.  Now, researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute are looking into a way to make an old technology more eco-friendly. Everyone knows how hot asphalt can get sitting out in the sun all day.  Why not harness [...]


About

This site is dedicated to providing interesting and helpful articles and resources for people in the Civil Engineering field.

The articles presented on this site represent my own personal opinions and not those of my employer. All information, links, and downloads on this site are for general information only, and are provided as-is without warranty.