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Other Direct Costs

Expendable Supplies:  This category may also be referred to as consumables, materials, or M&O (materials and operations).  It consists of items purchased for office, laboratory and/or instructional purposes that are directly related to the project activities.  Applicants should be aware of the difference between "supplies" and "equipment" (see the Equipment section below for a definition).  Items that do not meet the definition of Equipment must be purchased as supplies, regardless of how they will be used in the execution of the project.

Publication Costs: Included in this category are the costs of preparing and publishing the results of the activities conducted under the sponsored project, including reports, reprints, page charges, necessary illustrations (art work, graphics, photography), etc.

Material World Article Composites


Material World

Found in everything from space shuttles to dental fillings, composite materials are vital to modern society, but difficult to develop. UTA is embracing the challenge.

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