Magazine Article

Concentric Nested Toroidal Inflatable Structures

TBMG-7179

02/01/2010

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Assemblies comprising multiple limited-height toroidal inflatable structures nested in a concentric arrangement have been invented to obtain more design flexibility than can be obtained in single taller, wider toroidal inflatable structures (see figure). Originally intended for use as containers for habitats for humans in outer space or on remote planets, these and related prior inflatable structures could also be useful on Earth as lightweight, compactly stowable, portable special-purpose buildings that could be transported to remote locations and there inflated to full size and shape.

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"Concentric Nested Toroidal Inflatable Structures," Mobility Engineering, February 1, 2010.
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Feb 1, 2010
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TBMG-7179
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English