Movements of a Cable due to Changes in Loading

by J. Michalos,
C. Birnstiel,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 12, Pg. 23-38

Document Type: Journal Paper


Numerical method is presented for determination of displacements along suspended cable resulting from change in load; effect of elastic deformations is included; all computations in numerical examples were made with aid of desk calculator; procedure, however, is particularly suitable for programming for electronic digital computer.

Subject Headings: Cables | Load factors | Displacement (mechanics) | Suspended loads | Elastic analysis | Deformation (mechanics) | Boundary element method | Computer aided operations

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