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Vol. 56 (2015) No. 1 March n. 183


Inflatable Membrane Structures in Architecture and Aerospace: some Recent Project

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  • Journal Name: Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (J. IASS)
  • ISSN: (Electronic Version) 1996-9015
  • ISSN: (Print Version) 1028-365X
  • Issue: Vol. 56 (2015) No. 1 March n. 183
  • Pages: 5-16
  • Title: Inflatable Membrane Structures in Architecture and Aerospace: some Recent Project
  • Author(s): A. Bown and D. Wakefield
  • Keywords: Inflatable structures, non-linear analysis, scientific balloons, Monumenta, Leviathan, Kapoor
Abstract
The design and analysis of membrane structures supported by internal gas pressure continues to provide interesting challenges for the engineer. The inTENS software developed by Tensys is continually enhanced to address these topics, as illustrated in this paper by reference to an ongoing aerospace project and a recent artistic installation.

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