Tensegric Shell Behavior

Oren Vilnay, Siong S. Soh

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Abstract

The stability criteria of a tensegric shell are formulated, and the effect of prestressing the envelope by lengthening some of the bars is examined. The analysis of the shell geometrical distortion due to prestressing is formulated. The effect of external load applied to the structure is investigated. It is shown that the effect of external load on the geometrical configuration of the shell depends on the type of the shell.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1831-1845
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of the Structural Division
Volume108
Issue numberST8
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1982

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