Cantilever bridges are designed for road or rail traffic and typically built from structural steel or boxed girders made from prestressed concrete. The defining feature of a cantilever bridge is, well, a cantilever. Cantilevers are structures that project horizontally with suppor ...Read More
A sinkhole is a hole or a depression that is caused by a collapse in the surface layer. Sinkholes vary in size and can form within a short period of time or over a longer period of time. Sinkholes can be an effect by natural or artificial causes.
Limestone caves ...Read More
In August 2020, lightning contributed to several fires throughout California, Oregon, and Washington and continuing with additional ignitions through early September. More than 4.6 million record-breaking acres have burned by over 100 fires fueled by dry terrain, hot temperatures ...Read More
The idea of using cameras to orbit and observe weather began as early as 1946. At the time, there was little observation data, and cloud cameras on rockets were expensive. On February 17, 1959, the first weather satellite, Vanguard 2 launched. Unfortunately, a large amount of dat ...Read More
History of Data Centers
Data centers began in the 1940's in large computer rooms that required the use of large cables to connect all of the components. There would also be a single mainframe computer that required a lot of power and cooling to keep from overheating. Computers w ...Read More
Water changes in every environment, and when it comes into contact with people and certain environments, it can become contaminated or hard. Minerals such as calcium and magnesium start to build-up which creates hard water.
Effects of Hard Water
Although hard water isn't harmfu ...Read More
Trees can fall on homes for a variety of reasons; heavy winds, ice, and thunderstorms, or even a rotting or dead tree. Fallen trees can cause extensive structural damage, and the first thing you should do is get your family to safety.
Once you're in a safe area, ca ...Read More