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Monocoque gate The term 'Monocoque gate' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' A thin-shell radial gate in which the usual skin plate and cross-beam framework are replaced by a hollow shell having an approximate elliptical cross section. This type of gate deviates considerably from the conventional beam and skin-plate design in that the shell itself is relied upon to withstand the beam action'.
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