Professor Devine on Bay Bridge Corrosion Issues by Materials Science and Engineering May 21, 2013 Professor Devine was consulted by the Sacramento Bee in their recent investigation concerning potential corrosion problems facing the new Bay Bridge.  The problem concerns the corrosion of the steel tendons that structurally support the bridge.  The Sacramento Bee investigation was…

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Professor Ritchie on Bay Bridge Bolt Failure by Materials Science and Engineering April 30, 2013 MSE faculty member Professor Robert Ritchie was interviewed recently about the Bay Bridge bolt failures, and how a tougher standard of testing could have led to the discovery of the fracture problems before installation. Contact Us Department offices are located…

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by Materials Science and Engineering April 10, 2013 MSE faculty member Professor Tom Devine has been widely quoted recently for his views on the Bay Bridge bolt failures, their origin and how they could have been prevented. In Print: http://coe.berkeley.edu/news-center/berkeley-engineering-in-the-news/metallurgists-say-bay-bridge-bolt-failure-could-have-been-prevented. On Radio: http://www.talk910.com/pages/gil-gross.html?article=11169845 On Video: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/video?id=9060800   Contact Us Department offices are located in 210 Hearst…

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