## Tensile Structures; Design, Structure, and Calculation of Buildings of Cables, Nets, and Membranes: Otto, F. Basic concepts and survey of tensile structures. Schleyer, F. K. Analysis of cables, cable nets, and cable structures |

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### Contents

The Capacity to Transmit Forces and Moments Classification of Structures Ten sile Compressive and Bending Stresses Monoaxial and Triaxial Stresses | 11 |

Mass and Acceleration Supporting Systems OneDimensional Supporting Systems TwoDimensional Supporting Systems or Surface Structures | 12 |

ThreeDimensional Supporting Systems | 13 |

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angles anticlastic antimetrical approximately arches assume brane cable curve cable forces cable length cable structures cable-net cables Fig calculation catenary compressive stresses const corresponding cross section curvature deflection deformations determined directions displacements edge cables edge members elasticity equation equilibrium conditions families of cables Figure forces acting formulas Frei Otto high points horizontal tensions hyperbolic paraboloid individual cables initial tension intersect low points magnitudes masts membranes and cable minimum surface modulus of elasticity Mp/m nets and membranes nonprestressed obtain from Eqs permanent load plane prestressed cable principal curvature radial rigid in bending ring rods roof shape shell shown in Fig shows soap film span spatially curved straight stresses stretched struts subjected to bending subjected to compression support systems surface tension suspended symmetrical synclastic temperature tensile tensile stresses tensile structures tension-loaded structures tetragonal uniform values vertical loads wave-shaped x-direction