Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3316-2 (Print) 978-1-4020-3317-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

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    Pages 1-16

    On the Design Process of Tensile Structures

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    Pages 17-28

    Systems for Lightweight Structure Design: the State-of-the-Art and Current Developments

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    Pages 29-45

    Recent Developments in the Analytical Design of Textile Membranes

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    Pages 47-68

    Finite Element Analysis of Membrane Structures

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    Pages 69-88

    Applications of a Rotation-Free Triangular Element for Finite Strain Analysis of Thin Shells and Membranes

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    Pages 89-108

    FE Analysis of Membrane Systems Including Wrinkling and Coupling

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    Pages 109-122

    Wrinkles in Square Membranes

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    Pages 123-142

    F.E.M. for Prestressed Saint Venant-Kirchhoff Hyperelastic Membranes

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    Pages 143-151

    Equilibrium Consistent Anisotropic Stress Fields in Membrane Design

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    Pages 153-172

    Efficient Finite Element Modelling and Simulation of Gas and Fluid Supported Membrane and Shell Structures

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    Pages 173-194

    Widespan Membrane Roof Structures: Design Assisted by Experimental Analysis

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    Pages 195-212

    Fabric Membranes Cutting Pattern

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    Pages 213-220

    Inflated Membrane Structures on the Ground, in the Air and in Space - A Classification

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    Pages 221-239

    Post-Tensioned Modular Inflated Structures

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    Pages 241-257

    Experiences in the Design Analysis and Construction of Low Pressure Inflatable Structures

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    Pages 259-283

    Recent Advances in the Rigidization of Gossamer Structures

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    Pages 285-303

    Form-Optimizing Processes in Biological Structures. Self-generating structures in nature based on pneumatics

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    Pages 305-322

    Making Blobs with a Textile Mould