Chapter 2. Materials for Tensile Surface Structures

  1. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Michael Seidel

Published Online: 3 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783433600269.ch2

Tensile Surface Structures. A Practical Guide to Cable and Membrane Construction: Materials, Design, Assembly and Erection

Tensile Surface Structures. A Practical Guide to Cable and Membrane Construction: Materials, Design, Assembly and Erection

How to Cite

Seidel, M. (2009) Materials for Tensile Surface Structures, in Tensile Surface Structures. A Practical Guide to Cable and Membrane Construction: Materials, Design, Assembly and Erection, Ernst & Sohn, Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783433600269.ch2

Author Information

  1. Institut für Architektur und Entwerfen, Abteilung Hochbau 2 – Konstruktion, Installation und Entwerfen, Technische Universität Wien, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Wien, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783433029220

Online ISBN: 9783433600269

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Keywords:

  • tensile surface structures;
  • structural composition;
  • manufacture;
  • coated fabrics;
  • jointing surfaces;
  • transferring force;
  • edge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structural composition and manufacture

  • Material behaviour of coated fabrics

  • Fabrication of coated fabrics

  • Methods of jointing surfaces

  • Methods of transferring force at the edge

  • Corner details