Stadium La Montura, Chile
A roof made of steel and fabric membranes was designed for the soccer stadium in San Bernardo, a city in the south of Santiago. The elegant, curved design in lightweight construction now also covers the standing area.
Espacio cubierto S.A.
Ing. Ernesto Hernandez Muñoz
FHS Ingeniería Estructural Ltda.
The main structural elements, such as arches and bracing curve members, are made of steel and have a total span of ~ 241.1 ft between the concrete pile supports. The cladding system consists of a series of tensioned fabric membranes with a width of ~ 10.5 ft, which span a length of ~ 23 to 42.7 ft and are surrounded by corner cables.
This roofing system creates a transparent picture of the roof while protecting spectators from the effects of the weather.
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CSA S16:19 Stability Considerations and the New Annex O.2
The CSA S16:19 Stability Effects in Elastic Analysis method in Annex O.2 is an alternative option to the Simplified Stability Analysis Method in Clause 8.4.3. This article will describe the requirements of Annex O.2 and application in RFEM 6.
Drawing Section with Top View (Top) and Section Through Roof (Bottom, © FHS Ingeniería Estructural Ltda.)
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