Ben Sitler's Videos (Grasshopper) - Grasshopper 2021-09-23T20:34:00Z https://www.grasshopper3d.com/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=28c99mryyaka1&rss=yes&xn_auth=no catenary approximation tag:www.grasshopper3d.com,2010-03-26:2985220:Video:55961 2010-03-26T22:23:33.546Z Ben Sitler https://www.grasshopper3d.com/profile/BenSitler <a href="https://www.grasshopper3d.com/video/catenary-approximation"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2778154560?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=202" width="240" height="202" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />So unfortunately for us engineers, catenaries cannot be defined by NURBS. Instead, I made a component that does an approximation using polylines. <a href="https://www.grasshopper3d.com/video/catenary-approximation"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2778154560?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=202" width="240" height="202" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />So unfortunately for us engineers, catenaries cannot be defined by NURBS. Instead, I made a component that does an approximation using polylines.