Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/49380
Title: Finite element analysis and redesign of the telescopic arm of a container spreader
Authors: Chia, Gilbert Keng Hoe
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Nanyang Technological University
Abstract: This report details systematically the static analysis of the telescopic arm of a container spreader, using the finite element method. The container spreader is a vital component in the transportation of container cargo over short distances, such as from ships to storage facilities at ports and terminals. The telescopic arm structure consists of an end-beam as well as two arm structures. Free vibration analysis was also performed to determine the natural frequency of the structure as well as its mode shapes. It was determined that vibrations at frequencies close to 9.8Hz and 27.3Hz should be avoided.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/49380
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: none
Fulltext Availability: No Fulltext
Appears in Collections:MAE Student Reports (FYP/IA/PA/PI)

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