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Title: Basic problem on optimal spatial cable layout
Authors: Wang, C.M. 
Jin, D.
Issue Date: May-1989
Citation: Wang, C.M.,Jin, D. (1989-05). Basic problem on optimal spatial cable layout. Journal of Engineering Mechanics 115 (5) : 1115-1120. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The following basic problem on spatial optimal cable layout is considered: a vertical load, P, with only specified x, y coordinates is to be transmitted by a cable whose ends rest at supporting edges forming a right angle corner. The optimal profile and the orientation of the cable with respect to the corner are to be determined so that the cable volume takes on a miniumum value. Some experienced designers felt that the cable should be orientated such that the load is found at the mid-span, thus having a fully stressed cable (half-span solution). Moreover, a traditional Chinese practice suggests the layout of the cable to be such that its span takes on a minimum value (minimum-span solution). The paper presents the optimal-span solution and, in so doing, checks whether the above speculated or intuitive solutions are correct.
Source Title: Journal of Engineering Mechanics
ISSN: 07339399
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