Steel Frame Folded Plate Roof

by O.A. Baer,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 5, Pg. 35-50

Document Type: Journal Paper


Development of space structures utilizing conventional framed trusses as basic units, so arranged and connected that end product is open framed structure of same general shape as folded plates or barrel shells; it is shown that in ordinary cases these folded plates and barrel shells are statically determinate and subject to conventional analysis.

Subject Headings: Steel frames | Steel plates | Folded plates | Roofs | Shell structures | Structural analysis | Space structures | Space exploration

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