Final Tower Project.docx

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-5 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 4 Cable System Analysis Base on the calculations that we came up solving the 3 cable system tower, and the 4 cable system tower, the most safety and convenient tower in this case is the tower with 3 cables. The cost for the 3 cable system is \$439.43 dollars, and the price for the 4 cable system is \$585.91 dollars. As a group, we came up with the conclusion that tower with 3 cable system is safer that 4 cable system, because it has more residence over the wind hitting the tower with the capacity of 40.0 kN force. TABLE TITLE: System Max. Tension (kN) Wind angle (degrees) Max. Tower Force (kN) Cable size (mm) Total cable length (m) Total cable cost (USD) 3-cable 23.10 30 40 16 80.78 \$439.43 4-cable 20 45 36 16 107.70 \$585.91 Conclusions Base on the cost and calculations from 3 and 4 cable system, the more convenient tower to use as a temporary communication tower in Rio Grande Valley is the 3-cable system tower. The 3 cable system tower have a price of \$439.43. The price difference among the two tower systems is \$146.48. For a better result and due to a temporary tower is better to use the 3 cable

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system tower, because it supports a greater tension than the 4 cable system. The cable diameter exposed to the tower will be the 16mm (5/8 in). The max tension that this cable can support is 24 kN force.
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• Summer '06
• Trifunac
• Rio Grande, Rio Grande Valley, communication tower, system tower

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