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A procedure for analysis of guyline tension.Author(s): Ward W. Carson; Jens E. Jorgensen; Stephen E. Reutebuch; William J. Bramwell
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-142. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 45 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionMost cable logging operations use a spar held in place near the landing by a system of guylines and anchors. Safety and economic considerations require that overloads be avoided and that the spar remain stable. This paper presents a procedure and a computer program to estimate the guyline and anchor loads on a particular system configuration by a specific set of operating line tension loads. A brief description of the analytical model used for the computations is included. There are instructions on the use of the computer program, a description of the necessary outputs, and a program listing for those who wish to prepare the program for use on other computer facilities.
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CitationCarson, Ward W.; Jorgensen, Jens E.; Reutebuch, Stephen E.; Bramwell, William J. 1982. A procedure for analysis of guyline tension. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-142. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 45 p
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