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Turn Umbrella / Outdoor

Turn Umbrella
Turn Umbrella

Since the function OF umbrella is getting versatile, so we have been keeping to replace the old one with new.
Our design is to disperse the stress by mean of the physical principle, which means that the inclined plane can disperse the stress. When the front side of umbrella is under stress, our design won’t concentrate the stress but effectively disperse the stress to protect the rib from damage.
In another word, our design is convert the wind power into the force making the surface of umbrella revolution dispersing the concentration of stress.


Tungnan University

Tungnan University
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Jia Jun jiang,
Tungnan University