Archive | Agosto, 2013

10 points to consider in fires of steel-framed buildings (1/11)

The Cardington Fire Tests were a series of large-scale fire tests conducted in real steel-framed structures at the village of Cardington, Bedfordshire, England. Funded by the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions Partners in Technology, the BRE Centre for Fire Safety Engineering (previously the Structures in Fire Group) at the University […]

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10 puntos a tener en cuenta en fuegos de edificaciones con estructuras de acero. (1/11)

  The Cardington Fire Tests fueron una serie de test a gran escala realizados en estructuras reales de acero en el pueblo de Cardington, Bedfordshire, England. Fundado por el secretario de estado para el medio ambiente, transporte y las regiones asociadas en tecnología, El  BRE, centro de ingeniería para la seguridad del fuego (anteriormente grupo […]

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Atlas, iron firefighter.

Sometimes firefighters have to risk their lives in many situations that there is no survive possibilty. For this reason, Pentagon has started a competition to develop a robot which will be able to work in extremely hazardous situations. He is a hydraulically powered robot and they call him Atlas. The Pentagon-financed humanoid robot was unveiled […]

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