Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 30, Issue 3, pp 255–279

Rigidity and polarity

II: Weaving lines and tensegrity frameworks

Authors

  • Walter Whiteley
    • Department of MathematicsChamplain Regional College
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00181341

Cite this article as:
Whiteley, W. Geom Dedicata (1989) 30: 255. doi:10.1007/BF00181341

Abstract

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.

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