Civil Engineering Failures

Progress is rarely ever a straight, ascending line. More often than not, accidents will happen in the pursuit of higher technology and practices. Failure is something that engineers and scientists must both be ready for and expect, because failure is what inspires so many people to become better. That said, civil engineering is a field that does not have a lot of room for error. However, despite the best efforts of all professionals involved in the field, these errors may happen and cost governments millions of dollars in collateral damages.

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Infographic | February 6, 2020

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Infographic | February 20, 2020

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Infographic | April 2, 2020

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Infographic | January 9, 2020

The U.S. construction industry builds nearly $1.3 trillion worth of structures every year and employs more than 7 million workers. For various reasons, poor productivity in construction is a costly and difficult challenge to address. Virtual reality and augmented reality technology can improve communication, reduce costs, and identify problems in advance.

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Infographic | January 6, 2020

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Infographic | December 14, 2019

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