Episode 38: Mechanics of Materials | Sustainable Structures

11.29.16 Episode 38

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Peggy Smedley Segment 1: The Future of Concrete
Peggy Smedley looks at two new reports that show how the concrete market is changing. She talks about forecasts for the shotcrete and sprayed concrete market and the future of ready-mix concrete.
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 Gianluca Cusatis, Northwestern University

Segment 2: The Mechanics of Materials
Gianluca Cusatis, professor, Northwestern University, dives into the mechanics of infrastructure materials and the modeling of concrete, and what the construction industry really needs to know for the future.
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 Daniel Castro, Georgia Tech

Segment 3: Sustainable Structures
Innovation is impacting construction of buildings. Daniel Castro, professor, Georgia Tech, explains how technology can help build more sustainable structures, and the impact on the construction industry.
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Construction Worker Holding Phone Segment 4 – Jobsite of the Future
Peggy Smedley highlights three examples of how advanced equipment, materials, and technologies are changing road construction projects across the globe.
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