Plastic Analysis of Radial Outlets From Spherical Pressure Vessels

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N. C. Lind

Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

J. Eng. Ind 86(2), 193-198 (May 01, 1964) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3670482 History: Received April 29, 1963; Online December 08, 2011


A method is described whereby the limit pressure may be determined for a radial juncture of a cylindrical vessel and a spherical vessel, assuming quasi-rigid plastic behavior. The limit pressure may for mild-steel vessels be interpreted as the pressure causing extensive local deformation at the juncture under static loading conditions.

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