• 0%
    0 votes
  • Rate this episode
    What did you think?
  • 2
    watchers
  • 3
    plays
  • 8
    collected
PosterPoster

TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x295 Congrui Jin: What if cracks in concrete could fix themselves?
TV-PG

  • 2018-10-16T05:00:00+01:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. It can be found in swathes of city pavements, bridges that span vast rivers and the tallest skyscrapers on earth. But it does have a weakness: it's prone to catastrophic cracking that has immense financial and environmental impact. What if we could avoid that problem? Congrui Jin explores how to create a more resilient concrete. [TED-Ed Animation by Aeon Production].

Loading...