Dec. '06 High Strength Copper Steel for Rail Tank Cars to Bridges This paper shows that the new Copper Steel has advantages over steel presently used in railroad tank cars. The higher strength leads to weight saving; higher impact fracture toughness mitigates against brittle failure particularly at low temperatures. An update of recently completed bridge using the Cu Steel is also provided.
Sep. '05 Hemispherical Copper Domes in Architecture Hemispherical copper domes create art in architecture. This paper discusses the design benefits of self-supporting copper domes, their design flexibility and examples showing their wide range of applications in the field.
May. '02 Ceridian Headquarters Blends Copper With Other Natural Materials for Lasting Beauty In developing the design program for the new headquarters building, the project team was working to produce a building complex that would be guided by two principles: first, to respond harmoniously to the strong qualities of the natural site, and second, to develop a work place appropriate for the organization';s current and evolving culture.
Sep. '00 A New Copper Roof for the Bodleian Library in Oxford The University of Oxford was founded in the 13th Century and from its relatively humble beginnings as a center for theology, and it has grown to become one of the premier academic institutions in the world.
Nov. '99 Copper - Keeping Up Appearances Bronze has been used as a sculptors' medium since the 1500s. A look at patination, especially on outdoor sculpture, including waxes, patinas and cleaning options. The EU's "Environmental Protection and Conservation of European Cultural Heritage" has developed a successful product, OROCOMER.
Jun. '98 Green Roofs for a Greener Environment Look at increased use of recycled copper as roofing material in US. Surge caused by aesthetics and ease of installation made possible by new technologies.