Concrete Thin Shells of Revolution

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Title: Concrete Thin Shells of Revolution

Author(s): David P. Billington

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 28

Issue:

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

Date: 1/1/1971

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.