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Antitorque Leaf Springs
Authors: Reeh N
Year: 1984
Periodical/Journal: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop/Symposium on Ice Drilling Technology (eds G. Holdsworth, K.C. Kuivinen and J.H. Rand), CRREL Special Report 84-34
Page Range: 69-72
Abstract:

By shaping the leaf spring according to a forth order parabola, a uniform load distribution is obtained along the line of contact with the ice. For this leaf spring geometry, the radial load, the supporting force and the maximum bending moment in the spring are calculated.

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