Held in Cambridge, UK, 6-9 September 1998One of the characteristics of structural engineers is that they can aquot;readaquot; structures : they can look at a bridge, or a roof-structure, or an aeroplane, and ... A seasoned structural engineer can find many different examples of natural structures in biology. ... they may be pieces of steel connected together to make a girder bridge or a crane; or they may be the ribs and skin components of an aircraft or a ship.
|Title||:||IUTAM-IASS Symposium on Deployable Structures: Theory and Applications|
|Author||:||Sergio Pellegrino, Simon D. Guest|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2000-10-31|