Composite construction


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Composite construction

A type of construction made up of different materials; specifically structural steel and reinforced concrete designed as a single structural system.

composite construction

A type of construction made up of different materials (such as concrete and structural steel) or of members produced by different methods (such as cast-in-place concrete and precast concrete).
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Feather-light composite construction, armor shell, & impact resistant soft core
In yachts, composite construction also provides the ability to develop a lighter vessel that is stronger and stiffer at the same time.
NASA says switching from metallic to composite construction holds the potential to dramatically increase the performance capabilities of future space systems through a dramatic reduction in weight.
The Dreamliner, with its lightweight composite construction, is truly radical.
Structural analysis and design of tall buildings; steel and composite construction.
Designed by Argentina's German Frets, Hitchhiker was one of the first ocean racing yachts built using a lightweight Kevlar/foam composite construction.
I understand this type was of composite construction - that is aluminium, alloy frames and mahogany planking.
This includes a new construction technique that saw the R10 dispense with the traditional chassis clothed in synthetic bodywork in favor of a carbon fiber composite construction with an aluminum honeycomb core.
Composite construction in steel and concrete V; proceedings.
The company noted that its patent-pending "Panelized Automated Composite Construction," or PAC2, lends itself to parallel assembly and has a "very low" initial capitalization.
This section of the rule, however, does not lay down any requirements for the key building blocks of advertised investment performance: portfolio composite construction (deciding the criteria for grouping client portfolios with similar investment objectives to calculate an overall rate of return), calculation methodology (time-weighted-return method, total return, average annual return or internal rate of return) and presentation (results net or gross of adviser fees) and disclosures.
The new technology results in production boat building with composite construction that is said to meet or exceed current and proposed pollution thresholds and simultaneously enhance product quality.