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On the effect of gravity field in tensegrity virtual structure balance system

Nizam, Z. M. and Ikeda, Toshiki and Obiya, Hiroyuki On the effect of gravity field in tensegrity virtual structure balance system. In: Japan Society of Civil Engineers 67th Annual Academic Lecture.

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Tensegrity structure is a coined word that combines tensile and integrity. It is a structural system made of shredded material. Tensegrity structure has light weight structure, cost reduction, and deployable space structure There is a possibility that there is no other structural form such as application to things. The authors have so far used axial stiffness forces using virtual stiffness elements. Tensegrity has been analyzed from a different perspective than the density method According to this, the shape formation condition is satisfied. Does not require preprocessing to determine the axial force density ratio by eigenvalue analysis, etc., and unbalanced by geometric nonlinear analysis A reasonable tensegrity balanced shape can be obtained by converging the force. However, on earth In view of application to an actual structure that can be established in (3), it is necessary to consider element weight and fulcrum constraints. his child May make it difficult to obtain the target solution efficiently. In this study, a nodal load equivalent to its own weight is applied to each node. Under the conditions to be used, the characteristics of the balanced solution are clarified by tracking the virtual structural balance system using the virtual rigid element. The goal is to obtain basic knowledge for rational shape determination.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Virtual stiffness element; tensegrity; balancing path; tangential stiffness method
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Structural and Material Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 21:47
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019 21:47
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11936
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