Optimization of a Compound Vessel Supported by the Wound Ribbon Cylinder

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J. Vrbka, M. Suchánek

Institute of Solid Mechanics, Technical University of Brno, Technická 2, 61669 Brno, Czech Republic

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 116(4), 365-369 (Nov 01, 1994) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2929603 History: Received November 09, 1993; Revised May 06, 1994; Online June 17, 2008


The paper deals with the optimal strength design of the belt chamber compound vessel of mixed construction, consisting of the matrix made of sintered carbide, supporting steel ring, and outer wound supporting cylinder. The maximum stress of all components being equal to the design stresses, the effective stress distribution in wound cylinder is uniform. Outer radius of the wound part is taken as an objective function. The set of transcendental equations has been derived to calculate all necessary geometrical parameters and their discussion was carried out.

Copyright © 1994 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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