Ring Structures Made of Square Pyramids and Matching Tetrahedra
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A square pyramid and a matching tetrahedron are used to produce ring structures. Bars are aligned along the edges to from a lattice structure, while the nodes are marked by spheres.
Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (May 2008)
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This is the one of the essential structural features of the London Eye, a 135 m tall observation wheel in London.