Linear Folded (Parallel) Stripe(s)
This paper presents the research to find a computational method for creating freeform structures consisting of simple linear folded (parallel) stripes [Fig. 1]. The author developed a geometric algorithm that enables a structuralisation from single curved to double curved surfaces. The term structuralization stands here for the approximation of a given surface with linear folded stripes. The algorithm produces a series of stripes that form an irregular hexagonal honeycomb structure from a given surface. These stripes are rectangular in unrolled condition, and get no torsion when folded.
KeywordsAngle Alpha Hexagonal Grid Parallel Stripe Stripe Length Contact Stripe
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