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Building materials

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Sustainable Engineered Materials

To develop and deploy measurement science tools that enable the manufacturing, construction, and transportation industries to reliably assess the performance of

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Software

MicroChar

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) Accurate quantitative data on cement and clinker microstructure images can prove valuable for

HCSSMODEL Software

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) A package of computer programs for simulating the microstructure of a three-dimensional

CONCLIFE Software

(Return to Cement Hydration and Degradation Modeling Software) WindowsTM-based software for estimating the service life of concrete pavements and bridge

Tools and Instruments

Large Aperture Scanner

The Large Aperture Scanner (LAS) scans a radar transceiver over a 5 meter by 20 meter aperture. Image reconstruction techniques enable a three-dimensional

Line Heat-Source Guarded Hot Plate

The 1-meter guarded hot-plate apparatus measures thermal conductivity of building insulation. This facility provides for absolute measurement of thermal