Accession Number:

ADA250004

Title:

Wrappability of Curves on Surfaces

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WATERVLIET NY BENET LABS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

In this report, conditions are derived under which a path on a general smooth surface is wrappable or capable of receiving an essentially one- dimensional flexible filament under tension that clings to the surface throughout its length and does not slip. Wrappability considerations are of practical importance in the fabrication of filament-wound composite pressure vessels, for instance. The general wrappability conditions derived are applied to two special cases general cylinders and general surfaces of revolution.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE