Building Frame with Catenary Roof Beams

Requires a Wolfram Notebook System

Interact on desktop, mobile and cloud with the free Wolfram Player or other Wolfram Language products.

Two parallel rows of pillars are joined with beams shaped like catenaries to form a building framework. The catenary is the best curve to use to support its own weight, so the roof covering should be comparatively light.

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai and János Tóth (November 2007)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


Snapshots


Details

detailSectionParagraph


Feedback (field required)
Email (field required) Name
Occupation Organization
Note: Your message & contact information may be shared with the author of any specific Demonstration for which you give feedback.
Send