Experiments with shock load on steel wire ropes.
Technical Meeting - Endurance of Wire Ropes under Fluctuating Tension – Stuttgart 1995
Shock load is hardly to prevent du ring loading and unloading of see going vessels. Therefore the influence of this kind of overloads on the endurance of steel wire ropes in harbour cranes, which are supposed to give resistance to these impact forces, are of interest in a country with a large harbours like Rotterdam.
Author: Laurus Wiek