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NUMERICAL MODELS OF CHOSEN TYPES OF DOME STRUCTURES
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of Mathematics & Design, Special Edition of the Journal of Mathematics & Design, Volume 4, No.1, pp. 239-249.
The paper presents basic description of shaping processes of tension-strut structures developed by
the author and proposed as lightweight structural systems for large span dome covers. In the paper are
presented two basic types of the systems, which are built mainly by means of tetrahedral and octahedral
modules with the V-shaped bar sets. For all the offered types of structures there are prepared suitable
numerical models defined in the programming language Formian. Application of these numerical models
considerably accelerates design process of these complex forms of spatial structures and makes possible an
easier co-operation between all designers involved in this process.