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The author hereby grants to MIT permission to reproduce and to distribute publicly paper and electronic copies of this thesis document in whole or in part in any medium now known or hereafter created. Abstract Shell structures are frequently used for their aesthetic appeal, and material efficiency. They can be found everywhere, in all sorts of contexts. For(More)
Placement of markers on anatomical landmarks represents a large source of error in three-dimensional kinematics. Our objectives were to test the accuracy and precision of a custom-made pointer and compare it to conventional skin markers in dogs. The pointer was first assessed by pointing at the surface of a spherical marker of known dimensions and position(More)
(2015) The use of a particle method for the modelling of isotropic membrane stress for the form finding of shell structures. This version is made available in accordance with publisher policies. Please cite only the published version using the reference above. Abstract The best known isotropic membrane stress state is a soap film. However, if we allow the(More)
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