A few readers have responded to our coverage on the reasons why the I35W Bridge collapsed. We’ve included what they had to say in this blog post’s comments section. What do you think brought the I35W Bridge down?
Researchers working with additive manufacturing have said multimaterial techniques will allow industry “to fabricate materials with combinations of density, strength, and thermal expansion that do not exist [yet].”
The term "multiphysics" is used to describe the simulation of multiple types of physics and their influence on one another -- for example, the investigation of the behavior of a chemical in liquid form will involve both chemistry and fluid dynamics.
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