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Publication numberUSD487155 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/158,690
Publication dateFeb 24, 2004
Filing dateApr 5, 2002
Priority dateApr 5, 2002
Publication number158690, 29158690, US D487155 S1, US D487155S1, US-S1-D487155, USD487155 S1, USD487155S1
InventorsGeoffrey T. Barber
Original AssigneeTat, Llc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Four-strut support composed of non-contacting compression members and tension members
US D487155 S1
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  1. The ornamental design for the four-strut support composed of non-contacting compression members and tension members, substantially as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a four-strut support composed of non-contacting compression members and tension members according to the present invention;

FIG. 2 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a right side view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a bottom view thereof.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Frei Otto, Ed., Tensile Structures, 1973, pp 14-15, 91, 155 vol. 1, pp 15-17, 39-41, 57, 64, 68, 84, 90 vol. 2, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA.
2Jay Kapparaff, Connections: The Geometric Bridge between Art and Science, 1991, pp v-ix, 310-312, 362, McGraw-Hill, Inc., USA.
3Keith, Critchlow, Order In Space, 1970, pp 24,25, 34-37, 48-50, Appendix 2, The Viking Press, Inc., New York.
4Peter Pearce, Structure In Nature Is a Strategy for Design, Fifth Printing, 1990, pp xii, 57, 122-131, 5th Ed., MIT Press, USA.
5Robert Connelly and Allen Back, "Mathematics and Tensegrity," American Scientist, Mar.-Apr. 1998, pp 142-151, vol. 86, No. 2.
Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD25/61