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id ecaade2008_023
authors Ciblac, Thierry
year 2008
title Structure Computation Tools in Architectural Design
source Architecture in Computro [26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings / ISBN 978-0-9541183-7-2] Antwerpen (Belgium) 17-20 September 2008, pp. 275-282
summary Structure computation can be carried out in the very early steps of architectural design thanks to the generalization of the use of computers. So, architects can be interested by specific computing tools dedicated to mechanical simulations in design process, especially using interactivity. Researches on these kinds of tools are developed by the ARIAM-LAREA team in the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris La Villette, using graphic statics with a dynamic geometry software, finite element method and tensile structure software. The specificities of such tools are presented through historical examples and students projects.
keywords Design, simulation, dynamic geometry, graphic statics, Finite Element Method
series eCAADe
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100%; open Billington D. P. (2003) Find in CUMINCAD The art of structural design, A swiss legacy , Princeton University Art Museum, Yale University Press
100%; open Block P., Ciblac T. and Ochsendorf J. (2006) Find in CUMINCAD Real Time Limit Analysis of Vaulted Masonry Buildings , Computers and Structures, 84, p1841-1852
100%; open Otto F. (1965) Find in CUMINCAD Tensile Structures, 2, Cables, Nets and Membranes , M. I. T. Press, Cambridge Massachusetts

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