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This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The dust jacket has colour wear, light staining and creasing, and heavy wear and short tearing to the edges; the flap is clipped. Four pages have a small amount of writing in the margin. There is age spotting to the inside front and back cover, first and last page, and to the edges of the compressed pages. There is a name written at the top of the first page. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 160 x 237 mm
Pages: 108
Publisher: Concrete Publications Ltd
Publication date: 1964 first edition


Design of Non-Planar Concrete Roofs
By J.S. Terrington & F.H. Turner


Part 1 - Arch Ribs
-Vertical load.
-Horizontal load.
-Vertical load: Free and fixed ends.
-Horizontal wind load: Fixed and free ends.
-Normal thrust and shear.
-Freely-supported and fixed ends: Self weight; imposed load over half the arch; -horizontal wind load.

Part 2 - Domes
-Spherical domes of uniform thickness: Uniformly-distributed load; load concentrated at crown; example.
-Spherical domes of varying thickness: Distributed load; example.
-Graphical methods: Examples.
-Flat domed roofs: Example; prestressing.
-Application to piled foundations.
-Conical domes.

Part 3 - Pyramidal Roofs
-Stability. Unconnected at ridges.
-Connected at ridges: Supported along edges; supported at corners.
-Example: Thrusts and moments; stresses.
-Note on calculation.

Part4 - Long Cylindrical Shells
-Action of a cylindrical shell.
-Example: Longitudinal and Transverse stresses; transverse moments.
-Conditions of support.
-Additional stresses.


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