Announcement & calls

TENSINEWS 35 - CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS _ Deadline Wednesday 4th July 2018

We invite our TensiNet members to submit for the next TensiNews issue an article, project description, upcoming event, new development, research report or book review. Send your contribution to evi.corne@vub.be.

 

  • Notice of Intent - Parc Olympique
    We received from Patrick William, Director of Material Resources Olympic Parc Montreal the following information: Please find a description/information for the notice of intent which has just been published on the “seao” (www.seao.ca ) website and entitled: Notice of Intent to Issue A Request for Qualification for the Design, Building, Financing and Regular Maintenance of the Montréal Olympic Stadium’s New Roofing The request for qualification will only be published in the fall of 2018 but possible bidders must be notified early via the “Notice of intent” in order for them to obtain their authorization to enter into a contract from the AMF (https://lautorite.qc.ca/en/other-amf-mandates/public-contracts/obtain-your-authorization/ ). patrick.william@rio.gouv.qc.cahttps://parcolympique.qc.ca/  
  • NEW CALL ROUND ROBIN IV EXERCISE
    ROUND ROBIN EXERCISE 4 - update Reliability analysis of a simple membrane structure: a hyperbolic paraboloid The fourth Round Robin Exercise is launched by the TensiNet Working Group Specifications and WG5 of the COST Action TU1303 Novel Structural skins. The exercise is set up to evaluate the different methods used to obtain the reliability index and to collate the different reliability indexes for a simple tensioned hypar structure. In the document you will find the details of the exercise (dimensions, pretension, material properties, etc.). Return your results by emailing to Elien.De.Smedt@vub.be
  • NEW CALL ROUND ROBIN III EXERCISE
    ROUND ROBIN EXERCISE 3: COLLATING WIND TUNNEL DATA FOR THE BASIC SHAPES OF TENSIONED SURFACE STRUCTURES The third Round Robin Exercise is launched by the TensiNet Working Group Specifications and WG5 of the COST Action TU1303 Novel Structural skins and aims at collating wind tunnel data for the basic shapes of tensioned surface structures. Return your results by by emailing to jimmy.colliers@vub.ac.be
  • NEW CALL ROUND ROBIN II EXERCISE
    INTERPRETATION OF BIAXIAL AND SHEAR TEST DATA The 'round robin' exercise II has been launched by the Tensinet Analysis and Materials Working Group. This exercise will be of interest to anyone involved in the assessment of fabric properties (biaxial and shear stiffness) for use in analysis and design. Contact Dr Ben Bridgens at tensinet.amwg@ncl.ac.uk if you have any questions or to register your interest in taking part.