Math Gets Real in Strong, Lightweight Structures

Posted On: 11/21/17

"Rice University engineers are using 3-D printers to turn structures that have until now existed primarily in theory into strong, light and durable materials with complex, repeating patterns. The porous structures called schwarzites... could become high-load-bearing, impact-resistant components for buildings, cars and aircraft."

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https://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/11/math-gets-real-strong-lightweight-structures