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The Effects of the Distance Between Two Defects on the Load-Carrying Capacity of a Pressure Vessel

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H. F. Chen, D. W. Shu

School of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 122(2), 198-203 (Dec 15, 1999) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.556171 History: Received June 14, 1999; Revised December 15, 1999
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Figures

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The limit interaction curves of pipeline with axial slot
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The geometry of a pressure vessel with two part-through slots subjected to internal pressure and additional axial tension
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The finite element mesh for one-quarter of a pressure vessel with two axial slots
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The limit loads of pressure vessel with different distances between two slots along axial direction (A=10 mm)
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The effects of the distance between two slots along axial direction on the limit loads of pressure vessel
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The linear curve-fitting scheme for calculated limit loads of defective pressure vessel with different SL/A

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