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Structural design for shelter

  1. Sep 29, 2005 #1
    wut would be the best material for a nuclear bomb shelter (like metal wise and concrete wise).
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  3. Sep 29, 2005 #2


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    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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