Accession Number:

AD0604164

Title:

CONSTANT STRAIN WAVES IN STRINGS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Report Date:

1953-01-12

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

A non-linear theory is developed for constant-strain waves in elastic strings. The speed of longitudinal and transverse waves is related to the strain and tension. The results can be used to calculate tension due to impact and thus breaking loads. Some generalizations are suggested.

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE