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Seismic Analysis of Cable-Suspended Structures

For short-span structures (under about 500 ft) it is commonly assumed in seismic analysis that the same ground motion acts simultaneously throughout the length of the…

Statics of Cables

The following summary of elementary statics of cables applies to completely flexible and inextensible cables but includes correction for elastic stretch. The formulas derive from the fundamental…