Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 30, Issue 3, pp 255-279

First online:

Rigidity and polarity

II: Weaving lines and tensegrity frameworks
  • Walter WhiteleyAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics, Champlain Regional College

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access


Consider a weaving — a set of rods in the plane, woven over and under at their crossing points. The theory of when such weavings are stable, or rigid, in the plane is developed as the projective polar of the theory of static equilibrium and static rigidity for plane tensegrity frameworks with cables and struts.