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Title: Construction of Precast Shells and Folded Plates
Author(s): Paul E. Mast
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 113-138
Keywords: barrel shells; concrete construction; connections; domes (structural forms); economics; elliptic parabolic shells; folded plates; hyperbolic parabolic shells; lift-slab construction; post-tensioning; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; shells
Abstract:Virtually all common cast-in-place shell types have been built also as precast shells. Ample experience exists with such forms as precast long and short barrel shells, with elliptic and hyperbolic paraboloids, with spherical domes, with corrugated cylinders and, of course, with precast folded plates.
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