Seismic Evaluation Using ASCE 11-90

Improvements to the Snow and Rain Provisions of ASCE Manual 7

Raising the Roof
For years, the Mobile County government contemplated placing both county and city governmental services under one roof. Although there were many obstacles -- political, financial and land...

Air-Supported Roof Redux
Long-span, low profile, air-supported roofs have been dramatic additions to a dozen public arenas built in the 1970s and early 1980s. The advantages of these roofs were overshadowed by...

Wind Load Reduction by Porous Fences on Low-rise Buildings

Long Span Systems for Tensioned Fabric Roofs

Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Analysis of Wind Pressure on Low-rise Building

Pressures on a Flat Roof - Application of Quasi-Steady Theory

The Importance of the Diaphragm on Seismic Response of Buildings

Development of a Practical Knowledge Based Adviser to Diagnose Defects in Flat Roofs

Field Measurement of Asphaltic Shingle Wind Loads

Influence of Architectural Features on Wind Loads

Computer-Assisted Coal Mining — An Overview
The U.S. Bureau of Mines was created to conduct research to improve the health, safety, and efficiency of the coal and metal mining industries. In 1986, the Bureau embarked on a new, major...

Phoenix Central Library: Reading Room Roof
This paper discusses the design and analysis of the cable truss roof over the fifth floor reading room of the new Phoenix Central Library. Forty pairs of diagonally oriented cable trusses...

Roof Space Frame Design of the C.K.S. Airport Passenger Terminal II
This article attempts to provide a description of the characteristics of the Second Terminal Airport. To comply with the functional requirement of the magnificent facade and spacious design...

Georgia Dome Cable Roof Construction Techniques
This paper will provide a case study of the construction of the Hypar-Tensegrity Cable Roof for the Georgia Dome. The paper will emphasize innovative computer analysis of the construction...

Current State of Development and Future Trends in Employment of Air-Supported Roofs in Long-Span Applications
Considered here is the low-profile, long span air-supported roof, as opposed to the high-profile 'bubble' variety, which has seen a substantially different development and expectation....

Combinatary Net-Shell Roofs of Elliptic Paraboloid of Zhaoqing Gymnasium
Zhaoqing Gymnasium is a multi-functional sports building, whose structural modelling takes Zhaoqing City Flower(Lotus) as the main theme; adopts a combinatory ellipic paraboloid net-shell...

Denver International Airport Tensile Roof Case Study: The Fabrication and Construction Process

Solar Stretch
Extrapolating from structural work with textile or metal membrane roofs to cover silos, assembly halls and sports stadia, Schlaich, Bergermann and Partners, a structural engineering firm...





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