Crematorium for Rajkot Municipal Corporation


The crematorium was built by Rajkot Municipal Corporation at Mota Mauva, Rajkot. Roof for main hall of the crematorium has been designed as a pyramidal roof.

The roof dimension in plan is 11.75 m x 11.75 m. Central rise is 1.85 m. The roof was analyzed using finite element method as a pyramid with bottom edge tied by a peripheral beam. Finite plate elements were considered as rigidly connected at the pyramid ridges. Slab thickness is 150 mm with bottom edge beam size 325 mm x 450 mm.