Metallic Dome-Structure Systems

by S.T. Li,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 6, Pg. 201-226

Document Type: Journal Paper


Presentation of systems including braced rib, solid rib, lamella, curvilinear lamella, lattice, geodesic, Kaiser stressed skin, inverted, and integral skin; retrospect is made from ancient sacred architectural form to one of most economical space structure systems in contemporary adaptation made possible by modern family of metallic structural materials.

Subject Headings: Bracing | Solid mechanics | Geometry | Lattices | Geodetic surveys | Integrals | Architecture | Economic factors

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