|About the Book|
This is a revision of the standard reference,updated and made more practical. Much theoretical material has been excised,and a multitude of applications and examples have been added. Worked-out designs for cooling towers,water tanks,and point-supported domes have been added. The emphasis is now placed on useful material on the analysis and design of concrete shells for the practicing architect and engineer. The book covers in detail the practice in designing shells developed over the last 20 years both in America and abroad and stresses the importance of most recent developments in shell design.