symbols | definitions |

| length of the cable |

| damping coefficient of the damper |

| stiffness coefficient of the damper |

| mass of the cable per unit length |

| cable tension |

| distances between the installation point of the damper and the left and right anchor ends |

| axial coordinate of the cable |

| nonlinear coefficient of damping |

| nonlinear coefficient of stiffness |

| cable vibration amplitude |

| natural frequency of the |

| force caused by the spring |

| force caused by the dashpot |

| dimensionless damping coefficient |

| dimensionless stiffness coefficient |

_{,max} | Maximum damping ratio |

| Optimal damping coefficient |