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Title: Some researches on the structure, strength and commercial testing of steel rope
Author: Horsburgh, E. M.
Awarding Body: University of Edinburgh
Current Institution: University of Edinburgh
Date of Award: 1918
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Historical and Introductory Sketch: Invention and Development of Wire Ropes Rotation and Cross section: Rotation; The circular Wire; The non- circular Wire Section. Structure of the Strand and Rope: Winding Machines; The Lathe as a Winding Machine; Lay; Angle of helix; Curvature; Length of a wire; The Wire-strand surface. The Wire: Testing Machines; An Exteneometry; The Straight steel wire; Wire Tests; Slip Surface; Combined Stresses, Tension and Bending; Combined Stresses, Tension and Torsion. The Rope; Forces acting in the rope; Core and strands, strains: Procedure in commercial testing. The Rope; Rope Tests; Orthogonal surface of fracture; Ropes to the same specification; Efficiency; Fracture; Some special forms of ropes. The Rope in use: Bending and Flexibility; Fatigue and shock; Other Working corditions; A recent problem; Photographs of specimens.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Sc.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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