Covering grandstands by cable structures

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Grandstands can be expediently covered by cable structures which are light and do not transmit horizontal forces to the supports. The paper shows how its seemingly unstable nature turns out to be stable, after performing deformations larger than usual.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-48
Number of pages6
JournalPeriodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2003



  • Cable structures
  • Covering
  • Grandstands
  • Stability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology

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