Mechanical Behavior of a Branch Pipe Subjected to Out-of-Plane Bending Load

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S. Chapuliot, D. Moulin

CEA/DMT/SEMT/RDMS, 91191 Gif sur Yvette Cedex, France

D. Plancq

CEA/DER/SERA/LDCS, 13108 St Paul Lez Durance Cedex, France

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 124(1), 7-13 (May 22, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1386668 History: Received August 01, 2000; Revised May 22, 2001
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Load-displacement curve
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Collapse mode of the branch pipe
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Strain gages J5 versus displacement
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Strain gages J10 versus displacement
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Calculated limit collapse mode
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Limit analysis algorithm
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Buckling mode amplitude
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Limit load with geometrical defect
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Comparison between test and elastic-plastic calculations



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