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Preview: Steel Construction 4/2015

Preview: Steel Construction 4/2015 Preview Steel Construction 4/2015 Jörg Uhlemann, Natalie Stranghöner, Klaus Saxe Comparison of stiffness properties of common coated fabrics Bernd Stimpfle, Christian Würfl The Nuvola for the Centro Congressi in Rome Stefan Lehnert, Carl Maywald, Sebastian Gerhold Engineering approaches for ETFE Foil Cladding systems – Design concepts for single layer systems and pneumatically stabilized multi- layer systems The new extension of the PHÄNOMENTA Science Centre in Lüdenscheid has the potential to be a famous landmark or even an icon of engineering and architec- Knut Göppert, Christoph Paech ture. Interdisciplinary collaboration with KKW Architekten, WERNER Bauinge- High performance materials in nieure and formTL ingenieure created an expressive, 76 m high tower made from façade design steel, with a helical membrane stretched over its interior. This primary structure encloses a Foucault pendulum that is suspended from a separate inner structure. It enables the pendulum to move isolated from wind and vibrations and allows Nick Gibson the visitors to observe the Earth’s rotation. The helical curve has a particularly How to get a membrane structure striking effect at night, when the seams of the back-lit membrane and the shadow off the drawing board of the cables converge upwards in a conical shape, giving the tower an even taller appearance. (Photo: Carsten Krämer) Marijke Mollaert, Rika Devos, Lincy Pyl, Lars De Laet The design of tensile surface struc- Peter D. Gosling, Nicola J. Smithies, Paolo Beccarelli, Roberto Maffei, tures – From a hand calculation Ben N. Bridgens Cederic Galliot, Rolf H. Luchsinger in 1958 to a current numerical Perspectives from EC3 Part 1-11 for A new generation of temporary simulation the design of membrane structures pavilions based on Tensairity beams (subject to change without notice) Journal: Steel Construction  Annual subscription print + online  Single issue order  Free sample copy Order online: www.ernst-und-sohn.de/steel-construction 1091106_pf Abo-Coupon-2012-13_181x84.indd 8 07.07.2014 09:07:15 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Steel Construction: Design and Research Wiley

Preview: Steel Construction 4/2015

Steel Construction: Design and Research , Volume 8 (3) – Sep 1, 2015

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"Copyright © 2015 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company"
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1867-0520
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1867-0539
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10.1002/stco.201590034
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Preview Steel Construction 4/2015 Jörg Uhlemann, Natalie Stranghöner, Klaus Saxe Comparison of stiffness properties of common coated fabrics Bernd Stimpfle, Christian Würfl The Nuvola for the Centro Congressi in Rome Stefan Lehnert, Carl Maywald, Sebastian Gerhold Engineering approaches for ETFE Foil Cladding systems – Design concepts for single layer systems and pneumatically stabilized multi- layer systems The new extension of the PHÄNOMENTA Science Centre in Lüdenscheid has the potential to be a famous landmark or even an icon of engineering and architec- Knut Göppert, Christoph Paech ture. Interdisciplinary collaboration with KKW Architekten, WERNER Bauinge- High performance materials in nieure and formTL ingenieure created an expressive, 76 m high tower made from façade design steel, with a helical membrane stretched over its interior. This primary structure encloses a Foucault pendulum that is suspended from a separate inner structure. It enables the pendulum to move isolated from wind and vibrations and allows Nick Gibson the visitors to observe the Earth’s rotation. The helical curve has a particularly How to get a membrane structure striking effect at night, when the seams of the back-lit membrane and the shadow off the drawing board of the cables converge upwards in a conical shape, giving the tower an even taller appearance. (Photo: Carsten Krämer) Marijke Mollaert, Rika Devos, Lincy Pyl, Lars De Laet The design of tensile surface struc- Peter D. Gosling, Nicola J. Smithies, Paolo Beccarelli, Roberto Maffei, tures – From a hand calculation Ben N. Bridgens Cederic Galliot, Rolf H. Luchsinger in 1958 to a current numerical Perspectives from EC3 Part 1-11 for A new generation of temporary simulation the design of membrane structures pavilions based on Tensairity beams (subject to change without notice) Journal: Steel Construction  Annual subscription print + online  Single issue order  Free sample copy Order online: www.ernst-und-sohn.de/steel-construction 1091106_pf Abo-Coupon-2012-13_181x84.indd 8 07.07.2014 09:07:15

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