Accession Number : ADP004810

Title :   Antitorque Leaf Springs: A Design Guide for Ice-Drill Antitorque Leaf Springs,

Corporate Author : COPENHAGEN UNIV (DENMARK) GEOPHYSICAL ISOTOPE LAB*

Personal Author(s) : Reeh,N.

Report Date : DEC 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : By shaping the leaf spring according to a fourth 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.

Descriptors :   *SPRINGS, TORQUE, LOAD DISTRIBUTION, BOREHOLES, ICE, DRILLS, DENMARK

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE