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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Simple asphalt tester

Good news for drivers on Delhi roads. Sang-Soo Kim, an associate professor of civil engineering in the Russ College of Engineering and Technology, developed the Asphalt Binder Cracking Device (ABCD) in a quest to find a reliable way to determine which types of pavement hold up to the stress of highway traffic and cold weather extremes. Read report at:
Kim received a patent on the device in August 2007. In January, the Federal Highway Administration (USA) provided $239,000 in funding to help him commercialize the technology.

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