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Wire ropes: Computational, mechanical, and metallurgical properties under tension loading

Yunan Prawoto
Raimee B. Mazlan
Journal / Anthology

Computational Materials Science
Year: 2012
Volume: 56
Page range: 174-178

This paper aims to help designers and materials scientists to comprehend the mechanics of wire ropes under tension loading. It consists of simplified theory as well as computational, mechanical and metallurgical characterizations. The simple approach used enables one to comprehend the basic concept of wire rope and to utilize it in research, design and in field failure analysis.