0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Numerical Modeling of Full-Scale Pipe Rupture Tests

[+] Author and Article Information
A. F. Emery, Y. H. Chao, A. S. Kobayashi, W. J. Love

University of Washington, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Seattle, WA 98195

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 114(3), 265-270 (Aug 01, 1992) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2929040 History: Received December 20, 1991; Revised February 14, 1992; Online June 17, 2008

Abstract

The split-ring model is used to simulate full-scale pipe rupture experiments. Using experimentally measured pressures and pipe material characteristics, the model correctly predicts crack extension histories and depressurization rates. The model is also successful in predicting the occurrence of crack arrest and the arrest length.

Copyright © 1992 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In