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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: Concrete Thin Shells of Revolution
Author(s): David P. Billington
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 237-274
Keywords: cooling towers; deformation; domes (structural forms); finite difference theory; finite element method; membrane theory (shells); models; reinforced concrete; shells (structural form); stiffness methods; structural analysis; wind pressure
Abstract:The four essential problems facing a designer of concrete thin shells of revolution, more or less in order of importance, are construction, experiementation, analysis, and appearance.
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