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Tensile surface structures

Seidel, Michael Dipl.-Ing. Dr

Tensile surface structures

a practical guide to cable and membrane construction

by Seidel, Michael Dipl.-Ing. Dr

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Published by Ernst & Sohn in Berlin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Seidel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA663 .S4513 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 229 p. :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24526979M
ISBN 103433029229
ISBN 109783433029220
LC Control Number2010395138
OCLC/WorldCa318669549

Tensile Surface Structures | Tensile surface structures are the visual expression of an intensive rethinking of the topic of building envelopes by designers. Advances in design methods, materials, construction elements and assembly and erection planning in the field of lightweight construction are enabling ever more exacting applications of tensile structures with envelope . With the classic tensile fabric structure there is no frame and the tensile loads are transferred directly into the surrounding building or foundations via masts and tie rods. So while the structure itself will look lighter and airier, it will probably require larger .

Book reviews Seidel, M.: Tensile Surface Structures. A practical Guide to Cable and Membrane Construction. Materials, Design, Assembly and Erection. Berlin: Ernst & Sohn pages, colour & b/w illustrations, 21 × 27 cm, hardcover. ISBN € , – The design, planning and realisation of tensile structures made of. For the first time in this edition, Frei Otto's two studies of nonrigid structures (Pneumatic Structuresand Cables, Nets, and Membranes)are available in one volume. Pneumatic Structuresdeals for the most part with surfaces loaded by tractive forces. Special membranes, of high tensile strength, are made semi-rigid by means of differences of enclosed air or fluid .

Abstract. The European Design Guide for Tensile Surface Structures was the key outcome from the EU-funded (Contract G1RT-CT) Thematic Network, TensiNet, which brought together 22 partners (including academic researchers, designers, material manufacturers, fabricators and testing laboratories) from 9 different countries. A tensile structure is a construction of elements carrying only tension and no compression or term tensile should not be confused with tensegrity, which is a structural form with both tension and compression e structures are the most common type of thin-shell structures.. Most tensile structures are supported by some form of compression or .


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