Statically Balanced Tensegrity Mechanisms


Journal Publication

Schenk, M., Guest, S.D. and Herder, J.L. (2007), "Zero Stiffness Tensegrity Structures", accepted for publication in the International Journal of Solids and Structures. DOI | (pdf preprint)

Conference Publication

Schenk, M., Herder, J.L., and Guest, S.D. (2006) "Design of a statically balanced tensegrity mechanism", in Proceedings of IDETC/CIE 2006 ASME 2006 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, September 10-13, 2006. Paper number DETC2006-99727.(pdf preprint)

MSc Thesis

The main body of the report consists of two papers, which are supplemented with Appendices.

MSc. Thesis

Parts of the thesis are superseded by the articles submitted for review, and the latter should be referred to.


Some new insights and observations as a result of investigating the range of motion of statically balanced tensegrity structures.

© Mark Schenk 2005 — 2006.