Multispan Prestressed Folded Plate Roof for Lungendorf Bakery*

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Title: Multispan Prestressed Folded Plate Roof for Lungendorf Bakery*

Author(s): John J. Driskell

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 54

Issue: 8

Appears on pages(s): 115-126

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 8/1/1957

Abstract:
Folded plate roof over the production arm of the new Lungendorf Bakery in Los Angeles covers an area 171 x 365 ft without interior supporting walls. Roof is all lightweight concrete, 4 in. thick throughout except for thickening at prestressing anchorages. Structural design followed principlrs of accepted folded plate throry, modified to account for plate deflections and the application of prestressing.