Lab News and Events

Recent News & Events

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Fracture Simulation


June 9, 2017
Dr. Prinz traveled to Lausanne, Switzerland to present recent research related to “folded, Adaptable STeel (FAST) shelters for dense urban environments” to the Resilient Steel Structures Laboratory at the Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL) and MEDAIR.


August 6, 2015
Dr. Prinz presented recent research findings on the fatigue capacity of headed shear studs to the AASHTO T-14 Committee and Bridge Task Force Design Advisory Group (DAG)


March 3, 2015
Ultra high-cycle fatigue experiments begin investigating the CAFL for embedded shear connectors.
– Specimen A1, (shown) run-out after >30,000,000 cycles (March 21, 2015). Applied stress-range/stud = 30MPa
– Specimen B1, run-out after >30,000,000 cycles (May 1, 2015). Applied stress-range/stud = 50MPa


April 3, 2014
Recent research findings on the performance of eccentrically braced frames having concrete slabs were presented at the 2014 ASCE structures congress in Boston, MA.


October 7-11, 2013
Dr. Prinz visited Brigham Young University’s Dept. of Civil and Environmental Eng. for research collaboration with Dr. Paul Richards.


October 10, 2013
Dr. Prinz presented recent research findings on “fatigue of welded joints” to BYU faculty and students.