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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: Folded Hypar Shells
Author(s): Felix Candela
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 167-184
Keywords: concrete construction; hyperbolic parabolic shells; reinforced concrete; shells (strucutral forms); structural design
Abstract:The common shallow umbrella, made of four pieces of hyberbolic paraboloid with their Z axes in a vertical position, has proven to be a handy and economical solution for covering large industrial areas, where substantial reuse of wooden formwork can easily be achieved. (Fig 7-1)
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