Long Span Roof Structures

Committee on Special Structures of the Committee on Metals of the Structural Division, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-287-6 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-287-8 (ISBN-10), 1981, Soft Cover, Pg. 357

Conference information: A Symposium Held at the 1981 Annual Convention and Exhibit | St. Louis, Missouri, United States | October 26-30, 1981

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The papers included in these proceedings treat a wide range of technical topics related to long span roof structures including new structural concepts, structural stability, the effects of snow loading, wind-structure interaction and advanced nonlinear dynamic analysis. Also discussed are the state of engineering design, construction industry practices, and the relationship of architects to engineers, as they relate to building safe long span roofs.

Subject Headings: Structural stability | Structural analysis | Roofs | Snow loads | Dynamic loads | Construction engineering | Building design


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