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Groovy laser colors document historic home’s shifting walls

A local engineering firm is using a relatively new 3-D laser scanner technology to test the structural stability of a historical home in Independence. The technology is primarily used to document large industrial facilities such as power sub-stations, piping facilities and cargo ship fueling stations. Other engineering firms use similar technology, but Burns & McDonnell has its own staff members trained on the hardware, including Daniel Nyberg, civil engineering senior at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Computing and Engineering. Nyberg is also a staff civil designer at Burns & McDonnell. Read more…


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