Equivalent Circuit Representation of Web Conveyance Systems

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H. Searl Dunn

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, N. Y.

J. Appl. Mech 36(2), 316-318 (Jun 01, 1969) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3564630 History: Received July 15, 1968; Online September 14, 2011


Typical web conveyance components are described by equivalent electrical circuits with web tension and velocity analogous to voltage and current, respectively. Such phenomena as waves and resonances in web handling system are easily understood in terms of the analogous electrical networks.

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