Prediction of Creep Rupture of Pressure Vessels

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Jean-Michel Bergheau

LTDS, UMR 5513, CNRS/ECL/ENISE, 42023 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France

Josette Devaux, Gérard Mottet

ESI France, 69485 Lyon Cedex 03, France

Philippe Gilles

Framatome, Tour Framatome, 92084 Paris La Défense Cedex, France

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 126(2), 163-168 (May 05, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1687799 History: Received October 31, 2002; Revised September 02, 2003; Online May 05, 2004
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A508cl3 Creep tests and numerical results: (a) 700°C and (b) 1200°C
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A533 Creep tests and numerical results: (a) 777°C and (b) 877°C
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RUPTHER tests—geometry and loadings
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RUPTHER 7—radial displacement as a function of time
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RUPTHER 16—radial displacement as a function of time
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RUPTHER 7—deformed shape at rupture
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EC-FOREVER 3—vessel geometry and mesh
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EC-FOREVER 3—temperature distribution along the external wall
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EC-FOREVER 3—displacement modulus at different points on the external wall
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EC-FOREVER 3—thickness variation and damage at rupture time




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