Catenary Force Calculator

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Use this calculator to find the maximum deflection or maximum forces in a cable or fabric using the known cable diameter or known maximum deflection.

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Catenary Force Calculator
                                                                   ASCE 7-10                           Version 2.0                 02/11/19
Find catenary reactions for cables or fabrics?
Find cable reaction per cable diameter or maximum deflection?
               
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Cable Length, L: ft. in.
Cable Diameter, ϕ: in.
Cable Area, A: in.2
Modulus of Elasticity, E: x 106 psi
Distributed Load Along Cable, w: lb/in
Maximum Deflection, γmax:
Maximum End Reactions, P:
Cable Length, L: ft. in.
Distributed Load Along Cable, w: lb/in
Maximum Deflection, γmax: in
Maximum End Reactions, P:
Fabric Length, L: ft. in.
Fabric Width, B: ft. in.
Pressure on Fabric, w: psf
Maximum Deflection, γmax:
Maximum End Reactions, P:
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Catenary Force Calculator

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