Accession Number:

ADA018613

Title:

Department of Defense Materials Consumption and the Impact of Material and Energy Resource Shortages

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 1974-Nov 1975

Corporate Author:

STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

161.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this research was twofold 1 to develop estimates of the amount of each of 17 critical materials consumed by U.S. industry to supply DoD final demand and to describe their direct and indirect flow through industry and 2 to analyze potential economic impacts of a shortage of one or more of these materials. Material consumption and flow analysis was performed for the following materials Aluminum, Chromium, Coal, Cobalt, Copper, Lead, Natural gas, Nickel, Petroleum, Platinum, Silver, Tin, Titanium metal, Titanium pigment, Tungsten, Zinc castings, and Zinc galvanizing.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE