Economics of Hyperbolic Parabaloid Shells

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Title: Economics of Hyperbolic Parabaloid Shells

Author(s): Jack Christiansen

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 12

Issue: 8

Appears on pages(s): 18-20

Keywords: costs; economics; formwork (construction); reinforced concrete; hyperbolic parabolic shells; precast concrete; shells (structural forms); structural design; roofs; Construction

Date: 8/1/1990

Abstract:
Discusses the geometry of hyperbolic parabaloid shells and their advantages in concrete roof structural systems. Describes the construction of three types of hyperbolic parabaloid shell roofs and presents cost summaries.