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Fig. No. 20 Grid triangle calculations for fat and thin diamonds. Chord factor formula converts arc lengths to chord lengths when multiplied by the desired dome radius. Project by Geodesics Incorporated.
Fig. No. 21 One hundred twenty foot diameter strut and membrane dome. An 8V Triacon beakdown, vertex zenith truncated along pent-cap. Struts have square flange ends bolt to cylinder ring, pull chain to membrane secures and adjusts membrane tension. A Synergetics Incorporated project.
Fig. No. 25 Plan of interior membrane with vertex pick up points (similar chain and clamp device Fig. 21) windows and vents are indicated, dome encloses 1,018 square feet, 10,300 cubic feet, weighs 1,313 pounds and packs into 176 cubic feet.
Fig. No. 276 Diamond packaging sequence, an ingenious pin and hinge system allows diamond components to partially disassemble reducing packaging volume, typical diamond and base support shown. A Fuller Research Foundation Project.