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Pierce, Julia
June 2003
Engineer (00137758);6/27/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7630, p10
Describes potential use of a tiling system based on ancient dry stone walling techniques to improve the design of thermal shields used to protect aircraft during their return to Earth. Topological interlocking technique utilized in the system; Capability of the system to withstand stress; Applications in civil engineering.


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