static cable

static cable

static cable
A steel cable anchored at both ends in the cabin or cargo compartment of an aircraft to which static lines are attached in parachute jumping or supply dropping.
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A static cable system avoids the inherent complications built into systems with rollers or flexible arms.
Based on low-altitude static cable rails, the Express forms an 'expressway' in the air to carry unmanned shuttle robots loaded with small amount of goods within 100 kilograms.
The additional dynamic strain [[epsilon].sup.v.sub.j] (t) can be calculated using the ratio between the change in cable length [DELTA][l.sup.v.sub.j] during vibration and the static cable length [l.sup.e.sub.j].
A static cable is attached to the front of each car passing round a fixed pulley at the summit.
All across the country, big static cable plows, trenchers and excavators of various sizes, horizontal directional drilling machines, loader-backhoes, dozers and a host of support equipment and vehicles are working on numerous projects to install fiber optic cable to carry high-speed digital voice, data and video signals for new segments of the expanding the information highway.
In this case, you'd connect one of the HEMTT's static cables to the rod.