Triodetic - Spaceframes - Space Frame Designs - Domes

By: Triodetic  09-12-2011
Keywords: Frame Systems, Modular Frame

Dome roofs have offered great visual appeal & clear column-free spans in buildings for centuries. Modern materials, design, manufacturing and installation methods allow almost unlimited dome shapes. Triodetic domes are designed as double curved shells which allow great structural & cost advantages in any span:rise ratio. Triodetic domes can be provided with elongation, asymmetry, door & conveyor openings, & can be designed to accommodate concentrated & unbalanced loadings in any locations around the world. Dome roofs can be designed to suit square, rectangular or any plan shape. Componentized modular frame systems allow minimum material mass because the frame elements are optimized to match the stresses that apply in each discrete structure location. Triodetic design is based on extensive full scale testing & advanced analysis to prevent buckling.

Keywords: Frame Systems, Modular Frame

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