Amazing Thin Shells: Strength from Curvature

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Amazing Thin Shells: Strength from Curvature

2011
30 mins

Thin shells are unique structural elements that use curvature: cylindrical, dome-like, or saddle-like: to attain strength and stiffness. See these three types of thin shells used creatively in buildings ranging from St. Paul's...

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Stephen Ressler Ph.D