The Michigan Engineer News Center

New lab safety video

If you’ve ever wondered about the machinery you see in the structures lab, take a look at the new lab safety video for the 500 kip compression machine.| Short Read

In the video, lab technician Bob Spence demonstrates the capability of the machine for compressing and shattering concrete blocks and cylinders.

Students, such as graduate student Ravi Ranade in the video, use the machine to test concrete materials for strength.

Watch the video below, and make sure you don’t go near it without proper safety training.

the ISS overlooks aurora borealis

More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts

U-Michigan researchers play lead roles in national effort funded by NSF, NASA. | Medium Read