An introduction to tensegrity

The concept of tensegrity, in which tensile and compressive elements are carefully balanced to archive structural integrity, permits the fabrication of curious structures, their ridged elements not touching, but suspended as if by magic, interlaced by a network of tendons.


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Subject(s)Design and technology
Author(s)Anthony Pugh
Age16-19, FE/HE
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Shelf referenceA 516.15 PUG
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