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Variable-Geometry Trusses: What's Your Angle?
Found in: Computing in Science & Engineering
By D. P. O'Leary
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 76-79
In space travel and in other work environments where transporting equipment is expensive, it's important that every item be as lightweight and versatile as possible. Strong platforms can be built by using six beams to connect two triangles. Given the six b...