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Real-life catenary examples

  1. Apr 15, 2010 #1
    What are good sources to find a model for catenary used to build suspension bridges?
    I know that the equation for catenary is a*sin(x/a). what does a stand for?

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  3. Apr 15, 2010 #2


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