### The approximate method of maximal tensile stress determination in rods of double-contour geodeticdomes of the system “R” exposed to dead load

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The article is a brief review of the research of stress-strain state of a structure that represents a hemispherical geodetic dome exposed to the dead load. Double-contour geodetic domes composed of plates and rods are the subject of the research. The process of their design has two stages: (a) design of geometric models of geodetic domes and (b) analysis of the domes.The author demonstrates that the first stage can be implemented through the employment of the library of ArchiCAD objects. Supplementary research is needed to have the second stage implemented. The objective of this research is to present the results of the research using computeraided methods of metal structures modeling.The article presents a study of the stress-strain state of a construction with a geodetic dome (shell) of the system “R” (classification of prof. G.N. Pavlov). The purpose of the paper is to present the results of numerical modeling in PATRAN/NASTRAN system in the form of approximate formulas. Approximate formulas are presented for calculation of global maximum of stress in second contour.

DOI: 10.22227/1997-0935.2014.1.58-65

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