Accession Number : AD0164872

Title :   Module Construction System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Smith,Harold D. ; Chambers,Richard E.

Report Date : 30 JUL 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The patent relates to a module construction system which can be used, and can be adapted to be used, to meet varying structural requirements for different construction applications, including use as an aircraft runway and as other surfaces for aircraft, including taxiways and ramps. The system includes a plurality of identical load bearing structural modules. Each identical load bearing structural module is shaped in the form of a rectangular solid, and comprises an aluminum honeycomb core bonded to and between parallel flat skins of epoxy-fiberglass having a polyurethane coating.

Descriptors :   *Modular construction, *Patents, Landing fields, Sandwich construction, Honeycomb structures, Locking fastener devices

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE