The Incredible Lightness of Tension Structures
Lecture no. 23 from the course: Understanding the World's Greatest Structures
Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Apply old concepts in new ways with this lecture on tension structures, where all the principal load-carrying elements are in tension. Explore noteworthy examples, from the cable-supported roof of North Carolina's J. S. Dorton Arena to the suspended dish roof of Madison Square Garden to the cable dome of South Korea's Olympic Gymnastics Hall.