Daily Quiz (38)


Researchers from this university recently developed a new waterproof coating that they say is cheaper to produce, free of fluorinated compounds and effective on a wide variety of materials, compared to other products:


Engineers from what university have recently created what they’re calling “the whitest paint yet”—a cool coating that aims to reduce buildings’ needs for air conditioning?


Thanks to the Apprenticeship Works program offered by the Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University and partner Applied Systems & Technology Transfer (AST2), sailors aboard U.S. Navy ship USS Tulsa will now have access to:


Robotics researchers from what university were recently reported to be developing exoskeleton legs capable of “thinking and making control decisions” using artificial intelligence technology?


Researchers from what university recently reported that they’ve begun developing a new drone technology to help predict what areas and specific pipes are at risk of water loss through corrosion?


Researchers at Rice University have recently continued their work on graphene, saying that they’ve optimized a process to convert waste from what material into graphene that can then be used to strengthen concrete?


Recently, researchers from the University of Delaware have received an NSF Career Award to create new durable adhesive joints for concrete structures. What creature are they attempting to mimic the adhesion properties of?


Scientists from the Polytechnic Institute of the Far Eastern Federal University announced their development of a concrete material that can reportedly seal cracks and restore strength independently, using:


Recently, researchers from the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science announced the development of a new coating strategy for __________ that provides corrosion protection.


Researchers at Montana State University are reportedly working on sustainable alternatives to concrete, focusing on ____________.


According to researchers from Institute of Technology and Testing of Construction Materials at Graz University of Technology, adding supplementary cementitious materials such as metakaolin or ______ can help to reduce the contribution of shotcrete to sinter formations (process of calcium carbonate precipitation).


Recently, a team of researchers from the Oregon State University’s College of Engineering conducted a study using supercomputer simulations to observe how _________ causes corrosion and degrades iron.


Engineers at Purdue University say they have discovered a way to make concrete more sustainable—by adding small amounts of nanoscale ______ ______ to the cement.


Researchers from what federal laboratory are working on developing a coating that changes color when exposed to high temperatures through friction or fire?


In a Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) 50-year-old experiment involving an epoxy resin and steel reinforcements on concrete, engineers found that after 50 years under 87% of the average breaking load, the epoxy resin bonding showed:


True or false: Civil engineers from the Cork Institute of Technology are planning to recycle wind turbines blades as coastline wake brakes later this year.


Researchers at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) are working on developing a coating that changes color when exposed to high temperatures through friction or fire. This technology is being developed for?


In a 50-year-old experiment involving an epoxy resin and steel reinforcements on concrete, researchers from the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) found that the epoxy resin bonding showed no weaknesses, with under ___% of the average breaking load.


True or false: NASA selected 20 American companies for 20 partnerships to mature industry-developed space technologies.


Researchers from this university recently developed an eco-friendly smart coating that’s designed for sub-ambient, radiative cooling in buildings as a way to combat active coolants:


Recently, researchers from the University of Liverpool were awarded 615,000 pounds (roughly $809,235) in funding for the development of this type of coating:


Researchers from Rice University recently developed a process to make flash graphene out of recycled what?


What university recently received a commercialization grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust for the development of drywall bricks?


The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently awarded what university for the continued research on premature degradation of concrete foundations that contain pyrrhotite?


True or false: The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory developed an alternative to epoxy non-skid/non-slip deck coatings based on siloxane technology.


What is the name of the surface engineering network in Canada that is looking into antiviral metallic and ceramic coatings as a way to slow the transmission of COVID-19?


What was the acronym for SSPC’s early research program on environmentally friendly coatings?


True or false: Oak Ridge National Laboratory recently published results of a study about how cool roofs can mitigate the effect of urban heat waves.


True or false: A three-year research study found that foul-release coatings were the most effective at combating macro-fouling organisms like zebra and quagga mussels.


In what country did a university develop a polymer coating said to be so versatile it can be compared to the iconic Swiss army knife?


Early test findings from a research study have demonstrated improved mechanical properties of concrete after nano platelets of what vegetables have been added.


True or false: The Department of Transportation awarded funds to an engineering company in Hawaii to develop a corrosion-resistant, non-toxic coating for retrofitting the interiors of potable water pipelines.


True or false: The U.S. and Russia have conducted joint research on cost-effective air barrier systems.


Researchers in Australia recently published a paper on advances in robotic abrasive blast cleaning. What was the main subject of the paper?


What organization developed an icing research tunnel to evaluate the ice-resistance of coatings?


True or false: The Shipbuilding Group in the U.S. is comprised of the Shipbuilders Council of America and the Naval Research Laboratory.


“Simply put, we aim to decipher the fundamental mechanisms that cause corrosion so that we can combat it more effectively in the future.” So said a researcher at the University of Manchester about a new project partially funded by what oil company?


The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) developed what single-component coating type to replace silicone alkyds used on ships’ topsides to achieve significant performance upgrades?


 
 
   

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