Structures : a visual exploration 1.1

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Structures is by an MIT lecturer and professional structural engineer who thought there must be a better way to teach a conceptual understanding of structures with all the benefits of an iPhone or iPad.

So, instead of arrows or long descriptive paragraphs, Structures presents a wide range of images and animations all colored with the forces that are in the structure itself. Even better, the images and animations are linked so you can compare related concepts to learn more. So you ll see how arches buckle based on thrustlines that are the opposite shape of a cable, how bending moments in beams and frames are generated, and even how prestressed beams work! All the ideas build on each other and Structures guides you through it all.

Structures is the perfect app for architects, designers, artists, students, and anyone interested in learning more. You can start at the beginning or jump in anywhere and enjoy this all-visual app!

Unique and engaging presentation of the basic concepts of structural behavior.
All structural forces colored consistently throughout the app.
Covers the simplest structural concepts and takes you step-by-step through to more complex structures.
Select side-by-side comparisons that build as you move through the app, always returning you to the fundamental concepts.
Explore and learn about: Cables, Arches, Domes, Columns, Trusses, Beams, Frames, and Prestressed Beams

Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Structures : a visual exploration is a free trial software application from the Kids subcategory, part of the Education category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2012-09-25. The program can be installed on iOS.

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Program Details


Publisher Paul Kassabian
Released Date 2012-09-25
Languages English


Category Education
Subcategory Kids

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Operating systems ios

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File size 46.03 MB
Total downloads 0


License model Free Trial
Price $1.99

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of Structures : a visual exploration since it was posted on our website on 2016-10-02. The latest version is 1.1 and it was updated on on 2018-03-28. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.1

posted on 2012-09-25

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Release Date: 2012-09-25
Publisher: Paul Kassabian
Operating System: ios
Type: Free Trial