All About Tensegrity

  • Buntara Sthenly Gan


At the beginning of this chapter, the definition, concept, and applications of a tensegrity structure in the various fields of engineering and science are presented briefly. The computational aspects and basic finite element modeling which are the basic knowledge for understanding a tensegrity structure are introduced. At the end of the chapter, step-by-step instructions and guidances for conducting workshops on the triangular icosahedron, truncated tetrahedron, rhombicuboctahedron, and skew hexagonal tensegrity creations including the material are given comprehensively.


Tensegrity Art Architecture Mechanics Biology Computational Mathematical modeling Finite element method Workshop 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Buntara Sthenly Gan
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  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureNihon University, College of EngineeringKoriyamaJapan

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