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A conceptual approach to shell buckling with emphasis on reinforced concrete shells

  title={A conceptual approach to shell buckling with emphasis on reinforced concrete shells},
  author={Ihsan Mungan},
  • I. Mungan
  • Published 25 November 2009
  • Engineering
Author’s own experimental and theoretical researches on buckling of shells of revolution are summarized with special emphasis on the conceptual approach behind them. Effect of the biaxial stress states is depicted in form of interaction diagrams. Design formulas based on these concepts and computations carried out for reinforced concrete hyperboloidal cooling tower shells allow the erection of very large and thin cooling towers which meanwhile have reached the 200m limit in height. 

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