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The Incredible Lightness of Tension Structures

Lecture no. 23 from the course: Understanding the World's Greatest Structures

The Incredible Lightness of Tension 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.

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