2011 Technical Workshop
Design of Tensioned Shadecloth Structures
Venue: Novotel Sydney Olympic Park October 12 2011
Workshop Supported by
A PDF file from the PowerPoint Presentations are available from the LINKS in the program.
|9.30||Registration, Coffee and Networking|
|10.00||Welcome and Introduction||Dr Kourosh Kayvani|
|10.10||Brief History of Tension Fabric and Shade Structures
|10.30||Solid Fabric, Shade Cloth Materials, Threads
Engineering and other properties
|11.00||Where's the Shade?
Site and Orientation issues
|11.30||The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Examples of structural issues to be encouraged or avoided
|13.00||Engineering Design Factors
Support structures, panel edge and corner attachment details
|13.50||Software for shade structure design.
Brief overview of two systems
Alan demonstrated the MPanel Software.
|15.45||Overview and application of Draft LSAA Design Guidelines
to the design of a shade structure.
Link to PPT
|16.45||Summary and Closure||Dr Kourosh Kayvani|
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