Accession Number : ADA104941


Title :   Naval Research Reviews. Volume XXXIII. Number 2,


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH ARLINGTON VA


Personal Author(s) : Neece, George A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a104941.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1981


Pagination or Media Count : 67


Abstract : Almost all developing technologies are paced by materials capabilities. With increasing demands on technology there are increasing demands on materials performance. The properties of known materials must be thoroughly studied in order to be fully exploited. Since its beginning in 1946, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) has supported the research of many outstanding material scientists. This role gives ONR the distinction of being a pioneering force in many of the important accomplishments in material sciences during the last several decades. For the timely development of future materials, ONR seeks an improved understanding of chemical, physical, and mechanical behavior of metals, alloys, ceramics, composites, and polymers. Research is aimed toward determining the limiting factors underlying the mechanical behavior and physical properties as materials are subjected to complex loading and extreme environment conditions. A further aim is to develop desirable structures through stringent control of important processing steps. This requires research efforts on processing and fabrication techniques, on strengthening mechanisms, deformation and fracture, and on such physical characteristics as magnetic and electrical properties. (Author)


Descriptors :   *LITERATURE SURVEYS , *POLYMERS , *LASERS , *SCIENTISTS , MECHANICAL PROPERTIES , COMPOSITE MATERIALS , CERAMIC MATERIALS , RESEARCH MANAGEMENT , FABRICATION , LOADS(FORCES) , PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING) , PHYSICAL PROPERTIES


Subject Categories : Information Science
      Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Laminates and Composite Materials
      Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE