## The Synergetic Temperament System## Kenneth HemmerickPages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
In a 2-dimensional wave formation, nodal points are packed extending in two directions - one positive, the other negative. In a 3-dimensional wave formation, nodal points are closest-packed, extending in 12 directions. In a 2-dimensional wave formation, the number of nodal points outside the innermost node defines the frequency of the wave. In a 3-dimensional wave formation, the number of points found in the outer-shell defines the frequency. The geometric configuration formed by the closest-packed layering of spheres around a central sphere of the same magnitude is called the vector equilibrium or cubo-octahedron. The vector equilibrium is a polyhedron bounded by eight triangular faces and six quadrangular faces.
The number of spheres needed to enclose a central sphere of the same size is 12. If the same omni-directional closest-packed layering in continued, 42 spheres will enclose the 12, 92 will layer the 42, 162 will layer the 92 and so forth. The formula used to describe this behavior is found in the Energetic Synergetic Geometry of R. Buckminster Fuller.³ It reads as follows: ## P = 2 + (2*5) X (F)²
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