The Elastic Cable Under the Action of Concentrated and Distributed Forces

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Svein I. Sagatun

Norsk Hydro Exploration and Production, N5021 Bergen, Norway e-mail: svein.ivar.sagatun@hydro.com

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 123(1), 43-45 (Oct 26, 2000) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1336801 History: Received January 01, 2000; Revised October 26, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Topics: Force , Cables , Stiffness , Stress
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Grahic Jump Location
Cable segments with corresponding distributed and concentrated loads
Grahic Jump Location
Top window: x(s) plotted versus z(s); bottom window: y(s) plotted versus z(s). The open circles represent the FE-based trajectories.



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