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  • A Cleaner Energy Future

    A Cleaner Energy Future

    As renewable energy plays an increasingly important role in the world’s energy portfolio, the standards of ASTM International Committee E44 are helping to pave the way for innovation in clean energy sources. A growing population and improving ...

    Doug Clauson

  • Welcome to Net-Zero

    Welcome to Net-Zero

    For most people (and for most homes) the likelihood of going through a whole year spending next to nothing on energy is a goal that seems far out of reach. In fact, it is only relatively recently that insulation technologies, coupled with ...

    Alan Earls

  • A Commitment to Standards

    A Commitment to Standards

    An Interview with Philip Piqueira, Global Standards Leader for GE’s Industrial Solutions Business General Electric participates in standards development through its work on numerous committees and organizations. Philip Piqueira discusses why ...

  • Compactor Force and Energy Measurements

    Compactor Force and Energy Measurements

    Two hand-operated compactors (a vibrating plate compactor and a rammer compactor) were instrumented to measure the dynamic contact force and energy transfer between compactor and soil. The instrumentation schemes, data acquisition techniques, and ...

    Filz GM; Brandon TL

  • The Continuous Abrasion Index for the Assessment of Rock Abrasion

    The Continuous Abrasion Index for the Assessment of Rock Abrasion

    The continuous abrasion test is a new and simple test for evaluating the abrasive potential of rock material where attrition or low-stress sliding wear problems exist. The test is sensitive to the abrasive mineral content in the host rock and was ...

    Al-Ameen SI; Waller MD

  • Quantification of Particle Shape and Angularity Using the Image Analyzer

    Quantification of Particle Shape and Angularity Using the Image Analyzer

    The image analyzer commonly used by the powder metallurgists has been successfully employed to quantify angularity and shape characteristics of granular materials. In this paper a detailed procedure has been outlined. Results of investigation of ...

    Yudhbir; Abedinzadeh R

  • Modified Testing Device to Evaluate <i>MR</i> Properties on Fly Ash Treated Subgrade Soil

    Modified Testing Device to Evaluate <i>MR</i> Properties on Fly Ash Treated Subgrade Soil

    The need to obtain reliable resilient modulus (MR) for fly ash treated subgrade soil in pavement thickness design in Taiwan prompted the modification of the existing standard testing device. In the modified device, a load cell and two linear ...

    Chang DT-T; Chiang C-E; Chang C-Y