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Injective and non-injective realizations with symmetry

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In this paper, we introduce a natural classification of bar and joint frameworks that possess symmetry. This classification establishes the mathematical foundation for extending a variety of results in rigidity, as well as infinitesimal or static rigidity, to frameworks that are realized with certain symmetries and whose joints may or may not be...

In this paper, we introduce a natural classification of bar and joint frameworks that possess symmetry. This classification establishes the mathematical foundation for extending a variety of results in rigidity, as well as infinitesimal or static rigidity, to frameworks that are realized with certain symmetries and whose joints may or may not be embedded injectively in the space. In particular, we introduce a symmetry-adapted notion of `generic' frameworks with respect to this classification and show that `almost all' realizations in a given symmetry class are generic and all generic realizations in this class share the same infinitesimal rigidity properties. Within this classification we also clarify under what conditions group representation theory techniques can be applied to further analyze the rigidity properties of a (not necessarily injective) symmetric realization. Minimize

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Faculty of Science, University of Calgary

Year of Publication:

2010-04-01T00:00:00Z

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article

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English

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531 Classical mechanics; solid mechanics *(computed)*

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Injective and non-injective realizations with symmetry

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2013-08-04

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Combinatorial and Geometric Rigidity . . .

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In this thesis, we investigate the rigidity and flexibility properties of frameworks consisting of rigid bars and flexible joints that possess non-trivial symmetries. Using techniques from group representation theory, we first prove that the rigidity matrix of a symmetric framework can be transformed into a block-diagonalized form. Based on this...

In this thesis, we investigate the rigidity and flexibility properties of frameworks consisting of rigid bars and flexible joints that possess non-trivial symmetries. Using techniques from group representation theory, we first prove that the rigidity matrix of a symmetric framework can be transformed into a block-diagonalized form. Based on this result, we prove a generalization of the symmetry-extended version of Maxwell’s rule given in [25] which can be applied to both injective and non-injective realizations in all dimensions. We then use this rule to prove that a symmetric isostatic (i.e., minimal infinitesimally rigid) framework must obey some very simply stated restrictions on the number of joints and bars that are ‘fixed ’ by various symmetry operations of the framework. In particular, it turns out that a 2-dimensional isostatic framework must belong to one of only six possible point groups. For 3-dimensional isostatic frameworks, all point groups are possible, although restrictions on the placement of structural components still apply. For three of the five non-trivial symmetry groups in dimension 2 that Minimize

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2012-09-11

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531 Classical mechanics; solid mechanics *(computed)*

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Symmetric versions of Laman’s Theorem

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Recent work has shown that if an isostatic bar and joint framework possesses non-trivial symmetries, then it must satisfy some very simply stated restrictions on the number of joints and bars that are ‘fixed ’ by various symmetry operations of the framework. For the group C3 which describes 3-fold rotational symmetry in the plane, we verify the ...

Recent work has shown that if an isostatic bar and joint framework possesses non-trivial symmetries, then it must satisfy some very simply stated restrictions on the number of joints and bars that are ‘fixed ’ by various symmetry operations of the framework. For the group C3 which describes 3-fold rotational symmetry in the plane, we verify the conjecture proposed in [4] that these restrictions on the number of fixed structural components, together with the Laman conditions, are also sufficient for a framework with C3 symmetry to be isostatic, provided that its joints are positioned as generically as possible subject to the given symmetry constraints. In addition, we establish symmetric versions of Henneberg’s Theorem and Crapo’s Theorem for C3 which provide alternate characterizations of ‘generically ’ isostatic graphs with C3 symmetry. As shown in [19], our techniques can be extended to establish analogous results for the symmetry groups C2 and Cs which are generated by a half-turn and a reflection in the plane, respectively. 1 Minimize

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2013-08-04

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http://arxiv.org/pdf/0907.1958v1.pdf

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text

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en

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531 Classical mechanics; solid mechanics *(computed)*

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Block-diagonalised rigidity matrices of symmetric frameworks and applications, Contributions to Algebra and Geometry 51

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In this paper, we give a complete self-contained proof that the rigidity matrix of a symmetric bar and joint framework (as well as its transpose) can be transformed into a block-diagonalized form using techniques from group representation theory. This theorem is basic to a number of useful and interesting results concerning the rigidity and flex...

In this paper, we give a complete self-contained proof that the rigidity matrix of a symmetric bar and joint framework (as well as its transpose) can be transformed into a block-diagonalized form using techniques from group representation theory. This theorem is basic to a number of useful and interesting results concerning the rigidity and flexibility of symmetric frameworks. As an example, we use this theorem to prove a generalization of the symmetry-extended version of Maxwell’s rule given in [9] which can be applied to both injective and non-injective realizations in all dimensions. 1 Minimize

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2012-11-27

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http://arxiv.org/pdf/0906.3377v1.pdf

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On the area discrepancy of triangulations of squares and trapezoids

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In 1970 P. Monsky showed that a square cannot be triangulated into an odd number of triangles of equal areas; further, in 1990 E. A. Kasimatis and S. K. Stein proved that the trapezoid T(α) whose vertices have the coordinates (0,0), (0,1), (1,0), and (α,1) cannot be triangulated into any number of triangles of equal areas if α> 0 is transcendent...

In 1970 P. Monsky showed that a square cannot be triangulated into an odd number of triangles of equal areas; further, in 1990 E. A. Kasimatis and S. K. Stein proved that the trapezoid T(α) whose vertices have the coordinates (0,0), (0,1), (1,0), and (α,1) cannot be triangulated into any number of triangles of equal areas if α> 0 is transcendental. In this paper we first establish a new asymptotic upper bound for the minimal difference between the smallest and the largest area in triangulations of a square into an odd number of triangles. More precisely, using some techniques from the theory of continued fractions, we construct a sequence of triangulations Tni of the unit square into ni triangles, ni odd, so that the difference between the smallest and the largest area in Tni is O ( 1 n3) i We then prove that for an arbitrarily fast-growing function f: N → N, there exists a transcendental number α> 0 and a sequence of triangulations Tni of the trapezoid T(α) into ni triangles, so that the difference between the smallest and the largest area in Tni is O ( 1 f(ni) Minimize

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Year of Publication:

2013-10-30

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http://www.combinatorics.org/ojs/index.php/eljc/article/viewFile/v18i1p137/pdf/

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en

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triangulation ; equidissection ; area discrepancy ; square ; trapezoid ; continued

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511 General principles of mathematics *(computed)*

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Symmetric Laman theorems for the groups C2 and Cs

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For a bar and joint framework (G,p) with point group C3 which describes 3-fold rotational symmetry in the plane, it was recently shown in (Schulze, Discret. Comp. Geom. 44:946-972) that the standard Laman conditions, together with the condition derived in (Connelly et al., Int. J. Solids Struct. 46:762-773) that no vertices are fixed by the auto...

For a bar and joint framework (G,p) with point group C3 which describes 3-fold rotational symmetry in the plane, it was recently shown in (Schulze, Discret. Comp. Geom. 44:946-972) that the standard Laman conditions, together with the condition derived in (Connelly et al., Int. J. Solids Struct. 46:762-773) that no vertices are fixed by the automorphism corresponding to the 3-fold rotation (geometrically, no vertices are placed on the center of rotation), are both necessary and sufficient for (G,p) to be isostatic, provided that its joints are positioned as generically as possible subject to the given symmetry constraints. In this paper we prove the analogous Laman-type conjectures for the groups C2 and Cs which are generated by a half-turn and a reflection in the plane, respectively. In addition, analogously to the results in (Schulze, Discret. Comp. Geom. 44:946-972), we also characterize symmetry generic isostatic graphs for the groups C2 and Cs in terms of inductive Henneberg-type constructions, as well as Crapo-type 3Tree2 partitions- the full sweep of methods used for the simpler problem without symmetry. 1 Minimize

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2011-04-29

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http://www.combinatorics.org/Volume_17/PDF/v17i1r154.pdf

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en

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515 Analysis *(computed)*

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Block-diagonalized rigidity matrices of symmetric frameworks and applications

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In this paper, we give a complete self-contained proof that the rigidity matrix of a symmetric bar and joint framework (as well as its transpose) can be transformed into a block-diagonalized form using techniques from group representation theory. This theorem is basic to a number of useful and interesting results concerning the rigidity and flex...

In this paper, we give a complete self-contained proof that the rigidity matrix of a symmetric bar and joint framework (as well as its transpose) can be transformed into a block-diagonalized form using techniques from group representation theory. This theorem is basic to a number of useful and interesting results concerning the rigidity and flexibility of symmetric frameworks. As an example, we use this theorem to prove a generalization of the Fowler-Guest symmetry extension of Maxwell's rule which can be applied to both injective and non-injective realizations in all dimensions. ; Comment: 48 pages, 8 figures Minimize

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2009-06-18

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text

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Mathematics - Metric Geometry ; Mathematics - Combinatorics ; 52C25 ; 70B99 ; 20C35

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Mehrfachnutzung von Inhalten als Synergie-Ansatz in der Medienindustrie: Ökonomische und technologische Grundlagen von derzeit bekannten Varianten

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Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik und Neue Medien, Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. München

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2003

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doc-type:workingPaper

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deu

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Arbeitsbericht, Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik und Neue Medien, Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaft, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität 4/2003

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Symmetric versions of Laman's Theorem

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Recent work has shown that if an isostatic bar and joint framework possesses non-trivial symmetries, then it must satisfy some very simply stated restrictions on the number of joints and bars that are `fixed' by various symmetry operations of the framework. For the group $C_3$ which describes 3-fold rotational symmetry in the plane, we verify th...

Recent work has shown that if an isostatic bar and joint framework possesses non-trivial symmetries, then it must satisfy some very simply stated restrictions on the number of joints and bars that are `fixed' by various symmetry operations of the framework. For the group $C_3$ which describes 3-fold rotational symmetry in the plane, we verify the conjecture proposed in [4] that these restrictions on the number of fixed structural components, together with the Laman conditions, are also sufficient for a framework with $C_3$ symmetry to be isostatic, provided that its joints are positioned as generically as possible subject to the given symmetry constraints. In addition, we establish symmetric versions of Henneberg's Theorem and Crapo's Theorem for $C_3$ which provide alternate characterizations of `generically' isostatic graphs with $C_3$ symmetry. As shown in [19], our techniques can be extended to establish analogous results for the symmetry groups $C_2$ and $C_s$ which are generated by a half-turn and a reflection in the plane, respectively. ; Comment: 35 pages, 16 figures Minimize

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2009-07-11

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text

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Mathematics - Metric Geometry ; Mathematics - Combinatorics ; 52C25 ; 70B99 ; 05C99

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531 Classical mechanics; solid mechanics *(computed)*

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