CoolIP index Most recent edit: Wednesday October 24, 2012
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London Eye as Mega Bike Wheel Design
Yes, the London Eye is in fact a good mechanical model for a megascale
AWES structure because it embodies the highly optimal structure of the
classic bike wheel. No other wheel configuration scales so greatly with so
much engineering confidence. For an AWES, we are mostly considering
horizontal wheels similar to the KiteGen Carousel concept, but with an
expanded capability to host many more kites without crowding.
CoolIP* ~Dave Santos 4May2012 AWES6163
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