oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The Boeing 747 hangar at Jan Smuts Airport
|Article Title||The Boeing 747 hangar at Jan Smuts Airport|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||A.R. Westwood, K.E., Klintworth, W.J. & Kemp|
|Publication Date||Oct 1971|
|Pages||339 - 348|
|Keyword(s)||Aircraft, Aluminium cladding, Cement-stabilized sub-base, Crane system, Electric-hydraulic system, Fire protection, Foundations, Gauge thickness, Glazing, Maintenance and Structural steelwork|
The leading dimensions of the Boeing 747 aircraft are given in the paper, as well as the parameters and other considerations which influenced the design and construction of the hangar. Mention is made of special features such as the hangar floor, the crane system, fire protection and the internal- buildings. Site assembly and erection of the steelwork is descriptionbed.
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