Analysis and Design of Folded Plates

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


Folded plate structures are composed of a number of flat plates connected to each other. They have many uses: in roofing of large spans in an architecturally appealing appearance; as box girders in bridges and overpasses; as bunkers in silo structures; as sheet piles.


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References for Chapter Eleven

  1. 11.1
    M. Farshad, Shell Structures, Vol. I, 1986, Vol. II, 1987, Shiraz University Publications,ShirazGoogle Scholar
  2. 11.2
    D. P. Billington, Thin Shell Concrete Structures, McGraw-Hill Book Co.N.Y., Revised edition, 1982Google Scholar
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    G. S. Ramaswamy, Design and Construction of Concrete Shell Roofs, McGraw-Hill Book Co., N.Y., 1968Google Scholar
  4. 11.
    M. Salvadori and R. Heller.Structure in Architecture,Prentice-Hall,INC.,N.J.,1963Google Scholar
  5. 11.5
    Phase I Report on Folded Plate Construction”, Report of the Task Committee on Folded Plate Construction, Journal of the Structural Division, Proc. of ASCE, Dec. 1963, pp 365–406Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Farshad
    • 1
  1. 1.EMPASwitzerland

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