Item description for Tensegrity: Structural Systems for the Future by Rene Motro...
The word tensegrity results from the contraction of 'tensional' and 'integrity', a word created by Richard Buckminster Fuller. He went on to describe tensegrity structures as 'islands of compression in an ocean of tension', and RenAc Motro has developed a comprehensive definition which is 'systems in a stable self equilibriated system comprising a discontinuous set of compressed components inside a continuum of tensioned components'.
This publication represents the life work of a leading exponent of a revolutionary and exciting method of structural design.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Jan 26, 2006
ISBN 1903996376 ISBN13 9781903996379
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More About Rene Motro
Rene Motro (University of Montpellier, France) is widely recognized as one of the preeminent experts in this field, to which he has devoted much of his career.