Wind Loads in Dome-Cylinder and Dome-Cone Shapes

by Francis J. Maher,


Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1966, Vol. 92, Issue 5, Pg. 79-96


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Test data are presented for wind load distribution on hemispheres and four domes of varying span that are to rise ratio-supported by cylinders of several heights. Two tests for domes on a truncated cone are also presented. The results are given in the form of pressure coefficient contour maps of the surface.

Subject Headings: Wind loads | Load distribution | Load tests | Load factors | Domes (structure) | Penetration tests | Cylinders

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