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dc.contributor.authorBalaji, P.
dc.contributor.authorMoussa, L.
dc.contributor.authorKhandoker, N.
dc.contributor.authorShyh, T.
dc.contributor.authorRahman, Muhammad
dc.contributor.authorHo, L.
dc.identifier.citationBalaji, P. and Moussa, L. and Khandoker, N. and Shyh, T. and Rahman, M. and Ho, L. 2017. Experimental study on vertical static stiffnesses of polycal wire rope isolators.

© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. Wire rope isolator is one of the most effective isolation system that can be used to attenuate the vibration disturbances and shocks during the operation of machineries. This paper presents the results of investigation on static elastic stiffnesses (both in tension and in compression) of Polycal Wire Rope Isolator (PWRI) under quasi-static monotonic loading conditions. It also studied effect of variations in height and width of PWRI on its static stiffnesses. Suitable experimental setup was designed and manufactured to meet the test conditions. The results show that their elastic stiffnesses for both tension and compression loading conditions are highly influenced by their geometric dimensions. It is found that their compressive stiffness reduced by 55% for an increment of 20% in their height to width ratio. Therefore, the stiffness of PWRI can be fine-tuned by controlling their dimensions according to the requirements of the application.

dc.titleExperimental study on vertical static stiffnesses of polycal wire rope isolators
dc.typeConference Paper
dcterms.source.titleIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
dcterms.source.seriesIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
curtin.departmentCurtin Malaysia
curtin.accessStatusOpen access via publisher

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