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Torsion in Multistrand Cables

By Rex Westbrook

Abstract

Body couples between the layers of wire were introduced and taken to be proportional to the body force between the layers with a coefficient of friction as the constant of proportionality. These friction coefficients were taken to be free parameters a sequence of numerical experiments. The results were unconvincing and although they suggest that the changes were at least not in the wrong direction, they are not recommended as a solution to the problem. A more detailed investigation is warranted which carefully considers the number of contact points between the layers and direction in which the frictional forces act

Topics: Materials, None/Other
Year: 1998
OAI identifier: oai:generic.eprints.org:125/core70

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