Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2752

Full Length Research Paper

Smart structures and material technologies in architecture applications

Sherif Mohamed Sabry Elattar
Architecture Department, Faculty of Engineering, Fayoum University, Egypt.
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 21 January 2013
  •  Published: 18 August 2013

Abstract

Smart structures and material technologies are a tool for sharing the knowledge of how various building materials can significantly increase production and profit using advanced communication, collaboration and management technologies. The paper provides an overview of the types of materials available giving a new insight into innovative methods and techniques that will be available, and open new doors for advancement and improvement in the construction industry. The new technologies and materials discussed in this paper present a small fraction of the options that are available for use by industry.

 

Key words: Smart structures, advanced communication, building materials.