Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures by Eugenio OñateTextile Composites and Inflatable Structures by Eugenio Oñate

Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures

EditorEugenio Oñate, B.-H. Kröplin

Paperback | October 28, 2010

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This book collects state-of-the-art research and technology for design, analysis, construction and maintenance of textile and inflatable structures.Textile composites and inflatable structures have become increasingly popular for a variety of applications in - among many other fields - civil engineering, architecture and aerospace engineering. Typical examples include membrane roofs and covers, sails, inflatable buildings and pavilions, airships, inflatable furniture, airspace structures etc. The book contains 18 invited contributions written by distinguished authors who participated in the International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflated Structures held in Barcelona from June 30th to July 2nd, 2003. The meeting was one of the Thematic Conferences of the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences (ECCOMAS).The different chapters discuss recent progress and future research directions in membrane and inflatable structures built with new textile composite materials. Approximately half of the book focuses on describing innovative numerical methods for structural analysis of such structures, such as new nonlinear membrane and shell finite elements. The rest of the chapters present advances in design, construction and maintenance procedures.
Title:Textile Composites and Inflatable StructuresFormat:PaperbackDimensions:329 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0.03 inPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048168341

ISBN - 13:9789048168347

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Table of Contents

Preface On the Design Process of Tensile Structures; R WagnerSystems for Lightweight Structure Design: the State-of-the-Art and Current Developments; E. Moncrieff Recent Developments in the Analytical Design of Textile Membranes; L. Gründig, D. Ströbel and P. SingerFinite Element Analysis of Membrane Structures; R.L. Taylor, E. Oñate and P.A. Ubach Applications of a Rotation-Free Triangular Element for Finite Strain Analysis of Thin Shells and Membranes; F. Flores and E. OñateFE Analysis of Membrane Systems Including Wrinkling and Coupling; R. Rossi, V. Renato and E. OñateWrinkles in Square Membranes; Y.W. Wong and S. PellegrinoFEM for Prestressed Saint Venant-Kirchhoff Hyperelastic Membranes; A. J. GilEquilibrium Consistent Anisotropic Stress Fields in Membrane Design; K.-U. Bletzinger, R. Wüchner and F. Daoud Efficient Finite Element Modelling and Simulation of Gas and Fluid Supported Membrane and Shell Structures; T. Rumpel, K. Schweizerhof and M. Haßler Widespan Membrane Roof Structures: Design Assisted by Experimental Analysis; M. MajowieckiFabric Membranes Cutting Pattern; B. Maurin and R. MotroInflated Membrane Stuctures on the Ground in the Air and in Space - A Classfication; B. KröplinPost-Tensioned Modular Inflated Structures; R. TarczewskiExperiences in the Design Analysis and Construction of Low Pressure Inflatable Structures; J. Marcipar, E. Oñate and J. Miquel CanetRecent Advances in the Rigidization of Gossamer Structures; B. Defoort, V. Peypoudat, M.C. Bernasconi, K. Chuda and X. CoqueretForm-Optimizing Processes in Biological Structures. Self-generating structures in nature based on pneumatics; E. StachMaking Blobs with a Textile Mould; A.C.D. Pronk and R. Houtman