FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas College of Engineering has been awarded $3.5 million to research ways to improve the 3D printing of concrete and indigenous soils for horizontal construction done by the U.S. military.
The grant comes from Applied Research Associates, a research and engineering firm headquartered in New Mexico, as part of a larger $12 million grant awarded by the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center.
Researchers will work to identify optimum design patterns and indigenous materials that can be used for constructing culverts, T-walls, Jersey barriers and other horizontal structures, the U of A said in a news release.
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