Accession Number:

AD0722854

Title:

The Working Conference on Thraustics. Proceedings. Part I, Held December 9-13, 1968.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept.,

Corporate Author:

FRANKLIN INST RESEARCH LABS PHILADELPHIA PA

Report Date:

1970-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

365.0

Abstract:

The report describes the genesis and development of the emerging field of thraustics, the technology of using high-performance materials of limited ductility in load-bearing, structural applications. Included are the papers presented, the nine major recommendations of the conference, background material, a history of the thraustics effort, and interpretative discussions of the recommendations. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE