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RILEM NEWSLETTER:

Please click on the link below to read the April 2016 Newsletter:

Newsletter April 2016

 

 

NEW DATABASE AVAILABLE!

Database on creep and shrinkage of concrete and concrete structures

Hosted by Prof. Bazant

Please click on the link below:

civil.northwestern.edu

 

 

RILEM TC 223-MSC:

Please click on the

link below

you will be forwarded to the Data WareHouse web site

rilem223dwh.isqweb.it

 

 

RILEM TC 259-ISR:

NEW ASR BENCHMARK CALL:

Please click on the link below to download the

benchmark/round robin analysis

& the Numerical Benchmark update Jan 2016

 

Editorial by RILEM 2016 Honorary President Ole Mejlhede Jensen

 

Dear RILEM member!

 

Were you aware that a part of your daily language is likely to be in Danish? A thousand years ago the Danish word “Vindue” came along with the Vikings to England. Several hundred years later it reached North America, and from there – just two to three decades ago – almost every person in the world learned to understand and pronounce this word: “Windows”, which etymologically means “an eye to the wind”.

 

As a child your career as construction professional may have started with LEGO, and before you went to bed, your mother told you the unforgettable fairytales of H.C.Andersen. You may have grown up with the delicious taste of Lurpak butter on your bread, and though you might find it strange that “God plays dice with the Universe”, hopefully your school teacher told you that on this topic Einstein was flat out wrong and Niels Bohr was right. Right now you may prefer to be sitting in the sun with a chilled Carlsberg beer in your hand, enjoying the iconic view of the Sydney Opera House. All of it is Danish made, and many things around you, if not made in Denmark, were probably brought to you by Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, the modern Danish Viking fleet.

 

Though Denmark is one of the world’s smallest countries, yet it stands – along with your country – among the greatest. On top of a thousand years of outreach from Denmark, you should take the opportunity to visit the Danes. On your approach to Copenhagen airport you will have a view to wind turbines harvesting green energy, you will see record breaking bridges, and perhaps you will get a glimpse of the island Ven where the nobleman Tycho Brahe literally speaking changed our view of the world through perfection of astronomical observations with his naked eye. In Copenhagen you may appreciate a walk in the fairytale amusement park TIVOLI, and in the Copenhagen harbour you may have a rendezvous with a Little Mermaid.

 

Of all things in Denmark you are warmly invited to enjoy the conference and doctoral courses Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering, MSSCE 2016 which are held in conjunction with the 70th annual RILEM week. On this occasion RILEM celebrates its 70 years birthday and thus maintains generations of experience. However, new activities and the in-built diversity keep RILEM fresh and dynamic like a teenager. Please read more about the up-coming event at: http://www.conferencemanager.dk/MSSCE2016/home.html

 

The event will take place in northern Copenhagen, Lyngby, at the campus of the Technical University of Denmark, 15-29 August 2016. MSSCE 2016 aims at extending the borders of the RILEM week by including doctoral courses, by involving a palette of RILEM topics in the conference and workshop activities, and by collaborating with other scientific organizations. The insight and outlook provided by this event make it RILEM’s technical and educational activity window.

 

We look forward to sharing with you what is unique to RILEM and Denmark – see you there!

 

Ole Mejlhede Jensen
Technical University of Denmark
Honorary president of RILEM 2016

Chairman of MSSCE 2016

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Events

12/09/2016

CONSEC 2016 - 8th International Conference on Concrete under Severe Conditions - Environment & Loading, Lecco, Italy

The objective of the Conference is to focus on the issues of concrete infrastructures and private bu ...

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19/09/2016

BEFIB 2016 - 9th RILEM International Symposium on Fibre Reinforced Concrete, Vancouver, Canada

The aim of BEFIB2016 is to present and discuss recent developments in the field of fibre reinforced ...

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20/10/2016

1st International Conference on UHPC Materials and Structures, Changsa, China

Ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) is progressively used in engineering for its ultra high stren ...

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