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Foreword by Ove Arup Preface Introduction
Funicular Vaults the first shells
Conoids sawtooth vault
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Aduanas analysis angle anticlastic arch Archi architect Architectural design Arquitectura axes axis barrel vaults bars 10 cm bending moments building calculations Candela built cantilever chapel cm o.c. Cols column compressive forces concrete shells considered Cuernavaca curvature curved cylindrical dead load direction director planes directrix dome doubly-curved edge beams Elastic engineer equations Esther McCoy Estribos factory Felix Candela Fernando Fernando Lopez floor folded slab formwork free edge funicular groined vault groins horizontal hypar hyperbolic paraboloid intersection Jacaranda kg per lin kg per sq kg-m lamina lb per ft Lederle Laboratories Lopez Carmona membrane stresses method Mexico City Milagrosa oblique stresses oloid parallel perimeter pressure-line principal parabolas proper shell Refuerzo resist resulting ribs roof shape shear stresses shell structures sin2 span sq cm steel stiffening stirrups 20 cm struc surface synclastic tangential stresses tion ture tympans umbrella walls warehouse warped