Investigation of rapidly deployable plastic foam systems.

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Published by Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, National Technical Information Service in Champaign, Ill, [Springfield, Va .

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  • Plastic foams.,
  • Building materials -- United States.

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Other titlesSystem development., Nonlinear deformation and local buckling of Kevlar fabric/polyurethane foam composites.
SeriesTechnical report -- M-272., Technical report (Construction Engineering Research Laboratory) -- M-272.
ContributionsSmith, Alvin, 1939-, Wang, S. S., Kuo, A. Y., Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.
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