Space frame


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space frame

[′spās ‚frām]
(building construction)
A three-dimensional steel building frame which is stable against wind loads.

Space frame

A three-dimensional structural framework made up of interconnected triangular elements that enclose a space; as opposed to a frame where all the elements lie in a single plane.

space frame

Any three-dimensional structural framework (e.g., the rigid frame for a multistory building) as contrasted with a plane frame all of whose elements lie in a single plane.
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The R1 550 coupe is built around a tubular space frame that complies with the FIA ?
The model features CFRP composites, aluminium, steel and magnesium, in the body structure, known as the Audi Space Frame, and carbon fibres will be used to strengthen certain areas while keeping weight down, such as in the B-pillars and the vehicle's rear panel.
Based on the V10 plus model with its mid-mounted 10-cylinder engine, double wishbone suspension and Audi Space Frame aluminium body, it will be available exclusively as a coupe with a production run limited to 99 vehicles.
5mn ft 2 ) space frame and cladding of its walls and roof has begun.
Summary: Construction work on Dubai's newest entertainment facility, the IMG Worlds of Adventure (IMGWOA), is on-track as a mega space frame has already taken shape on-site.
In the May issue of the magazine the exploded image of the Audi A8 space frame was obscured with too much ink on the page.
With a Multimaterial Space Frame, the vehicle concept breaks new ground in terms of weight, costs and energy usage over its lifecycle, and is an evolutionary stage of Audi ultra - the lightweight construction principle from Audi.
WTS has been working on the development of the space frame tower system technology for use at wind farm sites that require hub heights of 100m or more, and this new technology is engineered to withstand the unique static and dynamic loads generated by wind turbines.
It also packs an AMG Speedshift T DCT 7-speed sports transmission, AMG speed-sensitive sports steering and an aluminium space frame.
The new super sports car has an unrivalled technology package, including an aluminium space frame body with Gullwing doors," he said.