Engineering Mechanics and Structural Materials Research in the Twenty-First Century

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Title: Engineering Mechanics and Structural Materials Research in the Twenty-First Century

Author(s): K. P. Chong

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 206

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 547-560

Keywords: condition assessment, designer materials, durability, information technology, multi-scales, nanotechnology, research needs

Date: 4/1/2002

Abstract:
Mechanics and materials are essential elements in all of the transcendent techynologies in the twenty first century and in the New Economy. Information technology and biotechnology. Research opportunities and challenges in theoretical and applied mechanics as well as engineering materials, including cement-based materials, in the exciting information age are presented and discussed.