Engineering

What caused the collapse of the condominium building in Florida?

On June 24, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Champlain Towers South Condominium, a 12-story 40-year-old reinforced concrete flat plate structure building in the Miami suburb of Surfside, Florida, United ...

Engineering

New software speeds origami structure designs

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new computer-aided approach that streamlines the design process for origami-based structures, making it easier for engineers and scientists to conceptualize ...