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Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures II : Computational Methods in Applied Sciences - Eugenio Onate

Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures II

Computational Methods in Applied Sciences

By: Eugenio Onate (Editor), B.-H. Kroplin (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 21st December 2007
ISBN: 9781402068553
Number Of Pages: 272

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The book contains 14 invited contributions written by distinguished authors who participated in the Second International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflated Structures held in Stuttgart, 2-4 October 2005. The book includes state-of-the-art contributions written by international experts in the field of design, analysis and construction of textile composites and inflatable structures. The different chapters discuss recent progress and future research directions the field.

Prefacep. vii
Innovative Developments in Fiber Based Materials for Constructionp. 1
Finite Element Simulation of the Mechanical Behaviour of Textile Composites at the Mesoscopic Scale of Individual Fibersp. 15
A Predictive Fabric Model for Membrane Structure Designp. 35
Modelling Fabric-Reinforced Membranes with the Discrete Element Methodp. 51
Introducing Cutting Patterns in Form Finding and Structural Analysisp. 69
Kinematics in Tensioned Structuresp. 85
Pneumatic Formwork for Irregular Curved Thin Shellsp. 99
Static Analysis of Taut Structuresp. 117
Analysis of Free Form Membranes Subject to Wind Using FSIp. 141
Membrane Structures Formed by Low Pressure Inflatable Tubes. New Analysis Methods and Recent Constructionsp. 163
Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Inflatable Prefolded Membrane Structures under Hydrostatic Loadingp. 197
Advanced Capabilities for the Simulation of Membrane and Inflatable Space Structures Using SAMCEFp. 211
Structural Air - Pneumatic Structuresp. 233
Recent Developments in the Computational Modelling of Textile Membranes and Inflatable Structuresp. 253
Author Indexp. 267
Subject Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9781402068553
ISBN-10: 1402068557
Series: Computational Methods in Applied Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 21st December 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.58