- Volume 2 Issue 3
This paper presents a new algorithm to determine the pre-loads that sustain the static equilibrium state in a given position. The algorithm which uses a partial velocity matrix leads to an unconstrained optimization problem to compute the pre-loads of the suspensions. To demonstrate the validity of the proposed algorithm, the static analysis results that employ the pre-loads of three examples are presented using a reliable commercial program. Results of the analysis confirm the validity of the proposed algorithm.