Design of the Hangar Roof Structure of the TWA Overhaul Hangar, Kansas City

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Title: Design of the Hangar Roof Structure of the TWA Overhaul Hangar, Kansas City

Author(s): Milo S. Ketchum and E. Vernon Konkel

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 28

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 149-166

Keywords: hangars, hyperbolic parabolic shells; models; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; shells (structural forms); structural analysis; structural design

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
The proposed hangars for Trans World Airlines at the Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City will have a concrete shell roof structure composed of several hypar surfaces arranged to fit closely the shapes of the new large airplanes, and to provide a strong lightweight structure.