Vibrations of Inclined Slack Cablesby Steven E. Ramberg, Research Engr.; Marine Tech. Div., Naval Research Lab., Washington, D.C.,
Charles L. Bartholomew, Engr.; Marine Tech. Div., Naval Research Lab., Washington, D.C.,
Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 7, Pg. 1662-1664
Document Type: Journal Paper
Three previously reported experiments on vibrations of inclined slack cables are examined. It is stated that a linear theory is a valuable tool in the analysis of marine cable vibrations for cables with supports at the same elevation. A method to extend the theory to cables with inclined chords is to view the cable in a coordinate system inclined with the chord. A modified linear analysis for inclined slack cables is suggested.
Subject Headings: Cables | Vibration | Linear analysis | Professional societies
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