Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 30, Issue 3, pp 255–279 | Cite as

Rigidity and polarity

II: Weaving lines and tensegrity frameworks
  • Walter Whiteley


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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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Whiteley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsChamplain Regional CollegeSt LambertCanada

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