Item #16398 Theory of Wire Rope. George A. Costello.

Theory of Wire Rope

Secaucus, New Jersey, U.S.A. Springer Verlag 1990. xii, 106 pages. 8vo. Publisher's glossy pictorial boards printed in red, orange, and white. A few cover blemishes, otherwise a bright clean copy. Near Fine. Boards. [16398]

"This volume is concerned with the various theories of the mechanical behavior of wire rope. In recent years, considerable progress has been made in the development of models used to predict the response of ropes. Since there are so many parameters that can vary in the construction of a rope, such models can be used to determine the effects of possible variations of these parameter on the performance of a rope....The approach used in this book is to start out with the equations of equilibrium for a thin curved wire in space. A solution of these equations is found, and the results are applied to determine the stresses in a simple strand. These results are then extended to ropes with more complex cross sections. Numerous examples are worked out to illustrate the theory. Test results are also discussed." (rear cover)

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