Stability Analysis of the Radiant Cable Suspendome
Radiant cable suspendome based on single-layer lattice shell is proposed in this paper whose cable-strut system is like that of Radiant Beam String Structure, the purpose of this paper is to do stability analysis of the structure.The linear buckling analysis of the hybrid structure and the single-layer lattice shell who has the same geometry parameters is carried out, we can preliminarily understand the stability of the hybrid structure. At the same time, nonlinear buckling analysis is carried out to study the stability of the hybrid structure under different rise-span ratios, different prestress level and half-span load. The results show that the introduction of prestressed cables greatly improve the structure's stability and reduce the structure sensitivity to original geometrical imperfection.
Chunliang Zhang and Paul P. Lin
J. Kang and X. Y. Liu, "Stability Analysis of the Radiant Cable Suspendome", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 226-228, pp. 1185-1189, 2012