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Title: Multiple Shells of Translation
Author(s): Nabil S. Hadawi and John L. Tanner
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 113-126
Keywords: arch;construction;design;formwork;multiple shells;reinforced concrete;shell; translational shell.
Abstract:Describes the design and construction of a series of translational shells generated by arcs of circles. The shells are organized into modular bays 25 ft square. The 3 in. thick shells are supported on a series of orthogonal multispan arch frames and cover an area of 12,500 sq ft.
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