suspension cable

suspension cable

[sə′spen·shən ‚kā·bəl]
(engineering)
A freely hanging cable; may carry mainly its own weight or a uniformly distributed load.
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The second construction phase also includes the delivery and installation of the entire catenary with brackets, Contact wire, Suspension cable and earthing system.
The performance analysis of the suspension cable under wind load is necessary.
Surface mounting and suspension cable mounting options are also available, meaning these panel lights can be installed on almost any ceiling type.
From the time the cable catwalk was installed in June 2011, it took Caltrans' crews nearly 12 months to thread and compact the 137 strands of suspension cable, each 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) long, for the bridge's signature span.
Serviceability limit state is dominating for suspension cable structures.
A suspension cable on the ground, suggesting it may not have been strong enough
The 21-year-old can be seen walking up the suspension cable to the top of one of its 136 metre towers alongside a group of friends.
There are numerous publications presenting the analysis of the behavior of standard suspension bridges with absolutely flexible suspension cable (Cobo del Arco, Aparicio 2001; Clemente et al.
The SAS span, a design preferred by stakeholders and the public because of its appearance, has one continuous suspension cable and two anchorage points built into the superstructure.
Such tendency to deform is generally determined by kinematical displacements caused by asymmetrical loads rather than by elastic deformations of the suspension cable (Kulbach 2007; Juozapaitis & Norkus 2004).