Design of Hyperbolic Paraboloid Shells

  • M. Farshad
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 16)


Hyperbolic paraboloid shells are doubly curved shells with negative Gaussian curvature; they are called HP or Hypar shells, and a subclass of them are called Saddle-type shells.


Axial Force Shell Structure Shear Reinforcement Membrane Theory Edge Shear 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Farshad
    • 1
  1. 1.EMPASwitzerland

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