The Ideal Multifunctional Constructural Material

by Edward M. Krokosky,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 4, Pg. 959-982

Document Type: Journal Paper


A multifactor optimization technique is used to define a multifunctional material that serves not only as a structural material but also as a sound and heat controlling material as well. The feasibility of satisfying certain structural, sound transmission and heat transmission requirements with a single homogeneous material is investigated.

Subject Headings: Construction materials | Power transmission | Multiple purpose structures | Feasibility studies | Homogeneity

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