# Damage-Induced Stresses and Remaining Service Life Predictions of Wire Ropes

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## Abstract

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## 1. Introduction

## 2. Preliminary Consideration

_{eqr}is the equivalent load range:

_{max}, S

_{min}, and S

_{m}being the maximum, minimum, and mean load, and F

_{max}the ultimate breaking load (Figure 1).

## 3. Finite Element Analysis

#### 3.1. Geometry

#### 3.2. Material Properties

_{YS}= 1.54 GPa, and ultimate tensile strength

**R**

_{TS}= 1.8 GPa.

#### 3.3. Finite Element Model

## 4. Results and Discussion

## 5. Conclusions

## Acknowledgments

## Author Contributions

## Conflicts of Interest

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**Figure 3.**FE model of (

**a**) 6 × 7 fiber core wire rope; (

**b**) 7 × 7 wire rope; (

**c**) 8 × 7 fiber core wire rope.

**Figure 4.**6 × 7 wire rope with (

**a**) full cross-section area; (

**b**) one wire suppressed; (

**c**) one strand suppressed; (

**d**) full cross-section and stress distribution.

**Figure 5.**Von Misses stress levels for 6 × 7, 7 × 7, and 8 × 7 wire ropes with full and reduced cross-section areas.

**Figure 6.**The remaining fatigue life for 6 × 7, 7 × 7, and 8 × 7 wire ropes with full and reduced cross-section areas.

Wire Rope | 6 × 7 | 7 × 7 | 8 × 7 |
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stress correspondence | 84.12 | 95.12 | 83.51 |

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