Analysis of Shells with Arbitrary Geometry
Varieties of surfaces from which various shells may be designed and constructed are practically infinite. With the advent of such materials as reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, ferro-cement, fiber-reinforced concrete, composites, and reinforced plastics, the varieties of shell geometries have been further increased. The choice of a particular surface geometry for the shell depends on the functional, structural, and architectural requirements.
KeywordsShell Structure Shallow Shell Horizontal Projection Arbitrary Geometry Free Body Diagram
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