2011 September 10

Protecting bridges from terrorist attacks (from UT Austin)

The Sept. 11 attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center dramatically illustrated the catastrophic damage that terrorists can inflict on civil structures. Because of this, engineers like Williamson have worked in the decade since then to design structures and transportation systems that are more resistant to attacks. Over the centuries, one of the most …

Posted by clair  |  Category : Bridges & Other Structures