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Table 3

Material properties used for the computation of the modal basis of Coil55: E is the Young modulus in GPa, G is the shear modulus in GPa and ν is the Poisson’s ratio. Orientations are given by T (tangential = direction along the strands), L (longitudinal = coil axis) and R (radial).

Isotropic Anisotropic
E T 70 70
E L 70 40
E R 70 40
G TL 25 0.78
G LR 25 25
G RT 25 25
ν TL 0.3 0.1
ν LR 0.3 0.1
ν RT 0.3 0.1