Thursday, December 3, 2015

Around the world, cities are facing a major challenge: What to do about aging infrastructure such as bridges, water mains, roads, and electrical transmission lines. How can engineers know if they have years of life left in them or are on the verge of collapse? Dr. Cascante and his University of Waterloo research team are working towards innovating techniques to help distinguish the good from the bad - without manually taking the system apart

portable system on pole

The new electronic device will provide an immediate evaluation of the cross section.

high voltage board

Electronic boards built for the ultrasonic field testing device for the assessment of wood poles.

tomographic image

Example of the tomographic images obtained from the tests.

 
  1. 2020 (27)
    1. October (3)
    2. September (2)
    3. August (4)
    4. July (3)
    5. June (5)
    6. May (2)
    7. April (3)
    8. March (1)
    9. February (2)
    10. January (2)
  2. 2019 (29)
    1. December (3)
    2. November (4)
    3. October (2)
    4. September (4)
    5. July (3)
    6. June (2)
    7. May (7)
    8. April (1)
    9. March (2)
    10. January (1)
  3. 2018 (13)
    1. November (2)
    2. October (1)
    3. August (1)
    4. July (1)
    5. June (2)
    6. May (2)
    7. April (1)
    8. March (2)
    9. January (1)
  4. 2017 (19)
  5. 2016 (17)
  6. 2015 (8)
  7. 2014 (4)
  8. 2013 (8)