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Working Group Publications(Cover of a sample Technical Report developed by the IASS Working Group)

The preparation of state-of-the-art reports, recommendations and guidelines is one of the tasks of the Working Groups of the IASS. Following is a list of these publications.  (Membership is required to download a PDF of those published by the IASS.)

Reports published by the IASS, in order of WG number:

WG 3
Paduart, A. et al., Recommendations for the Design of Hyperbolic or other Similarly Shaped Cooling Towers, IASS, 1977
WG 4
Mogensen, I. et al., Recommendations for Guyed Masts, IASS, 1981
  Grant, M. et al., Recommendations for Safe Systems for Access on Masts and Towers, IASS, 2001
WG 5
Medwadowski, S. J. et al., Recommendations for Reinforced Concrete Shells and Folded Plates, IASS, 1979
WG 7
Tsuboi, Y. et al., Recommendations for Air-Supported Structures, IASS, 1985
WG 8
Tsuboi, Y. et al., Analysis, Design and Realization of Space Frames, IASS, 1984
  Kato, S. et al., Draft Guide to Buckling Load Evaluation of Metal Reticulated Roof Structures, September, IASS, 2014
  Takeuchi T., Xue S.-D., Shiro Kato S. et al., Guide to Earthquake Response Evaluation of Metal Roof Spatial Structures, IASS, 2019
WG 19
Murota, T. et al., Structural Design Guidelines for Temporary Spatial Structures, IASS, 2015

Commercially published reports that can be purchased from the respective publishers:

WG 4
Smith, B., Communication Structures, Thomas Telford, 2007 (Purchase information by selecting here)
WG 15
Motro, R. (ed.), An Anthology of Structural Morphology, World Scientific, 2009 (Purchase information by selecting here)
WG 16
Ishii, K. (ed.), Structural Design of Retractable Roof Structures: State-of-the-Art. Guidelines. Examples, WIT Press, 2000 (Purchase information by selecting here)
WG 18
Végh, L. and Végh, P. (eds.), Concept of the Theory of Environmentally Compatible Structures and Structural Materials, 2nd ed., Czech Technical University in Prague, 2011 (Purchase information by selecting here)

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