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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
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
Appears on pages(s): 149-166
Keywords: hangars, hyperbolic parabolic shells; models; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; shells (structural forms); structural analysis; structural design
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.
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