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Title: Semiactive Damping of Cables with Sag PDF
Url: http://www.usc.edu/dept/civil_eng/johnsone/papers/smartdamping_sagcab...
Creator: Christenson, R.E.
Johnson, E.A.
Spencer, B.F.
Publisher: University of Southern California
Description: Vibrations in support cables can be caused by wind, rain, or other forces acting on the attached structure. This can result in premature failure of the cable or its connections, thereby reducing the cable's useful lifetime. This research paper, from the University of Southern California civil engineering department, extends the previous work of the authors on smart vibration damping techniques. Through accurate modeling of the cable and including the properties of "sag, inclination, and axial flexibility," a series of equations are derived that govern the motion of the cable. These are then used to show the effectiveness of semiactive dampers in reducing vibration.
LC Classification: Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Construction industry and materials -- Building materials. Building fittings
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Structural engineering (General) -- Specific structural forms, analysis, and design, A-Z -- Cables. Cable structures
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Structural engineering (General) -- Structural analysis. Theory of structures -- Dynamic loading conditions. Structural dynamics. Vibrations
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Engineering
Date Issued: 2002
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: Higher Education
Professional Formation
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2005-12-13 11:43:38 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-11 10:07:11 (W3C-DTF)
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