Cable Chain

A cable used to anchor a mast is calculated whereas slack span is taken into account. To suit the slack span to the real condititions the cable is relaxed successively.Thereafter a calculation with a horizontal wind load is done.You will find the input data file viaTEDDY > help > examples... > ase > english > geometric_nonl > cable_unstressed_length.datLevel of difficulty: advanced

Type Example from Practice
Productgroup Structural / Dynamics / FEA
Topics System + Loads
Analysis: nonlinear
Applications Bridge Design
Steel Design
Keywords cable, third order theory, cable chain, primary load case, SOFiSTiK example