Determination of Burst Pressure and Location of the DOT-39 Refrigerant Cylinders

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Y. Kisioglu

Kocacli University, Turkeye-mail: yasinkisioglu@yahoo.com

J. R. Brevick

Industrial, Welding and Systems Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210

G. L. Kinzel

Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH 43210

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 123(2), 240-247 (Oct 13, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1357158 History: Received November 29, 1999; Revised October 13, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Design of the DOT-39 refrigerant cylinder
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Drawn shell regions to investigate the material properties
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True stress-strain curves and corresponding mechanical property variations
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Thickness variation of the drawn cylindrical shell
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The BP frequency of the experimental results
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(a) Axisymmetric FEA model and boundary conditions; (b) step and wedge functions
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Loading conditions for the FEA models
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Nodal deflection of critical points of the DOT-39 refrigerant cylinders
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Burst locations of the DOT-39 refrigerant cylinders based on the model types
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The BP results of the DOT-39 refrigerant cylinders (ID:9.5 in. (241.3 mm))




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