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The paper describes a simplified method of analysing cylindrical shells with a view to reducing numerical work to a minimum by using a set of design tables and solving only four boundary constants at a time.
Mr. G. Mould: When completed, the tower block at Guy’s Hospital will be an extraordinary building, not because it incorporates any sensational new structural concepts nor because it is a particularly bizarre piece of architecture. This is the first time that a 32 storey hospital has been produced in this country, and there are few abroad either. I have not tried to present a highly technical description of the structural design of a highrise building, but I have emphasized the structural engineer’s contribution, as part of a team, to meeting the accommodation requirements of a very wide crosssection of the medical profession, and at the same time meeting the physical requirements of the planning authorities.
The paper describes the design of two flyovers, and their associated structures that have been constructed close to the Mersey Tunnel in Liverpool. P.A. Brown, V.J. Davies and L.H. Lewis