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Knoten und Stäbe

English translation: nodes and bars

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 German term or phrase: Knoten und Stäbe English translation: nodes and bars Entered by:

 08:01 Apr 22, 2001
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 German term or phrase: Knoten und Stäbe context: statische Berechnungen Anzahl der Knoten/Knotennumerierung Anzahl der Stäbe/Stabnumerierung I believe these are the points and lines in a graphical representation of a structure's geometry, but I don't know what they are called in English. Can anyone help? TIA, Beth
 Beth KantusUnited States Local time: 05:32
 nodes and bars Explanation:Indeed these are the points and lines in a graphical representation of a structure's geometry. To the best of my knowledge, "Knoten" are nodes and "Stäbe" are bars. When using 3D design packages, the nodes and bars can be dragged using your mouse to specify load conditions and supports for a structure. Try the links below for examples:
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JLC
Local time: 10:32
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nanodes and bars
 JLC

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nodes and bars

Explanation:
Indeed these are the points and lines in a graphical representation of a structure's geometry.
To the best of my knowledge, "Knoten" are nodes and "Stäbe" are bars.

When using 3D design packages, the nodes and bars can be dragged using your mouse to specify load conditions and supports for a structure.

Try the links below for examples:

Reference: http://rcswww.urz.tu-dresden.de/~statik/htmlhome/estat8.html
 JLCLocal time: 10:32PRO pts in pair: 24
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