A previously described special suspension spring, known as the "elastica" suspension, is discussed in some more detail. The versatility of this suspension is illustrated by demonstrating how it can be adjusted to provide an enhanced selection of nonlinear spring rates.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    1290 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY  United States  10019
  • Authors:
    • Shoup, T E
    • Simmonds, G E
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 865-866
  • Serial:
    • AIAA Journal
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue Number: 6
    • Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00167556
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1978 12:00AM