Arena Fonte Nova, Brazil: low prestress for a lightweight roof

Author: J. Chenevey (RFR Stuttgart), Y. Hui (RFR Shanghai)and M. Kutterer (RFR Stuttgart)

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24 October 2014

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Arena Fonte Nova, Brazil: low prestress for a lightweight roof

Arena Fonte Nova, Brazil: low prestress for a lightweight roof
The Structural Engineer
Author

J. Chenevey (RFR Stuttgart), Y. Hui (RFR Shanghai)and M. Kutterer (RFR Stuttgart)

Date published

24 October 2014

Author

J. Chenevey (RFR Stuttgart), Y. Hui (RFR Shanghai)and M. Kutterer (RFR Stuttgart)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

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Authors from RFR describe how a solution for the large-span roof of a stadium that played host to several of this year's World Cup football matches allowed prestressing to be reduced by 50%.

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7
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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