Thermal effects

Engineering data for thermal effects of temperature changes on cable tension

Data ReferenceDescription
Section E (pdf)Derivation of equations for thermal effects on wire rope cable intermediate railings
• Thermal expansion and contraction
• Effect on prestressing force
• Effect of temperature increase on sphere pass-through resistance

Thermal behavior of wire rope cable intermediate railings

Data ReferenceDescription
Section F (pdf)Temperature increase vs. prestress load
Section F1 (pdf)Table of temperature increase vs. prestress load by cable diameter