By Jing Yao Zhang,Makoto Ohsaki

To facilitate a deeper realizing of tensegrity constructions, this publication specializes in their key layout difficulties: self-equilibrium research and balance research. particularly, excessive symmetry houses of the buildings are also used. stipulations for self-equilibrium in addition to super-stability of tensegrity buildings are offered intimately. An analytical approach and an effective numerical process are given for self-equilibrium research of tensegrity buildings: the analytical strategy bargains with symmetric buildings and the numerical process promises super-stability. using workforce illustration thought, the textual content extra presents analytical super-stability stipulations for the constructions which are of dihedral in addition to tetrahedral symmetry. This booklet not just serves as a reference for engineers and scientists yet can be an invaluable resource for upper-level undergraduate and graduate scholars. conserving this aim in brain, the presentation of the e-book is self-contained and targeted, with an abundance of figures and examples.

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