Accession Number:

ADA036718

Title:

Friction Coefficients of Synthetic Ropes

Descriptive Note:

Research and development rept. Jun-Sep 1976

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

This report discusses the static and sliding friction coefficients of synthetic ropes on bitts and capstans and the effects of surface heating on various rope diameters and load tensions. Subjects discussed include mathematical derivation, test apparatus, and test results.

Subject Categories:

  • Miscellaneous Materials
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE