Bunker Design—Part 4: Recommendations

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R. Everts

Shell Internationale Chemie Maatschappij B. V., The Hague, The Netherlands

D. C. Van Zanten, P. C. Richards

Koninklijke/Shell-Laboratorium, Shell Research B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands

J. Eng. Ind 99(4), 824-827 (Nov 01, 1977) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439357 History: Received October 08, 1976; Online July 15, 2010


The results of the preceding experimental investigation have been applied to the design of bunkers. Examples are given which show how the required wall thickness can be determined by horizontal pressures or by the axial stress in the wall, depending on the flow properties.

Copyright © 1977 by ASME
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