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A Form-finding of Planar Tensegrity Structures
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  • Journal title : Architectural research
  • Volume 14, Issue 4,  2012, pp.143-152
  • Publisher : Architectural Institute of Korea
  • DOI : 10.5659/AIKAR.2012.14.4.143
 Title & Authors
A Form-finding of Planar Tensegrity Structures
Lee, Sang Jin;
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A form-finding procedure is presented for planar tensegrity structures. Notably, a simple decision criteria is proposed to select the desirable candidate position vector from the unitary matrix produced by the eigenvalue decomposition of force density matrix. The soundness of the candidate position vector guarantees faster convergence and produces a desirable form of tensegrity without any member having zero-length. Several numerical examples are provided to demonstrate the capability of the proposed form-finding process.
Tensegrity Structure;Form-finding;Decomposition;Decision Criteria;Self-equilibrium;
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