An Experimental Study of the Strength of Standard Flanged and Dished and Ellipsoidal Heads Convex to Pressure

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R. Bart

David Taylor Model Basin, Washington, D. C.

J. Eng. Ind 86(2), 188-192 (May 01, 1964) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3670481 History: Received December 31, 1963; Online December 08, 2011


Test results are reported for a series of 24 dished heads subjected to hydrostatic pressure on the convex face. Shape, thickness, and yield strength measurements are tabulated together with the actual collapse pressures.

Copyright © 1964 by ASME
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