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General Procedure for Analyzing Thick Shells of Irregular Shapes for Mechanical and Thermal Loading

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P. P. Bijlaard

Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y.

R. J. Dohrmann

Research Center, The Babcock & Wilcox Co., Alliance, Ohio

J. Eng. Ind 85(3), 314-319 (Aug 01, 1963) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3669877 History: Received August 28, 1962; Online December 09, 2011

Abstract

A general method is presented for analyzing thick shells of irregular shape for mechanical and thermal loading, allowing axial as well as radial thermal gradients. The method takes into account geometry flexibility. It is shown that, for thick shells also, the beam on elastic foundation approach is applicable. With the new method, pressure-vessel calculations can be greatly simplified and engineering man-hours substantially reduced.

Copyright © 1963 by ASME
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