Structural design for shelter

  1. wut would be the best material for a nuclear bomb shelter (like metal wise and concrete wise).
  2. jcsd
  3. FredGarvin

    FredGarvin 5,084
    Science Advisor

    The best material is the one you can afford and obtain.

    Most shelters I have seen are underground so the main criteria will be to have the materials rated for the loading by the surrounding earth. It's tough to answer your question without the specifics of what you want to do though.
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