Stress and Fracture Analysis of Ceramic Lined, Composite or Steel Jacketed Pressure Vessels

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John H. Underwood

Army Armaments Engineering & Technology Center, Benét Laboratories, Watervliet, NY 12189, USA

Anthony P. Parker

Royal Military College of Science, Cranfield University, Swindon, SN6 8LA, England

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 126(4), 485-488 (Dec 01, 2004) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1811109 History: Received August 04, 2004; Revised August 18, 2004; Online December 01, 2004
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Ceramic-lined pressure vessel configuration and some nomenclature
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Stresses for Si3N4/C-epoxy vessel; PIF=120 MPa;PID=500 MPa
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Stresses for Si3N4 liner/dual steel jacket vessel; PIFc=120 MPa;PIFd=120 MPa;PID=500 MPa
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Temperature effect on stresses for Si3N4/C-epoxy vessel; PIF=120 MPa;PID=500 MPa
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Temperature effect on stresses for Si3N4/steel vessel; PIF=120 MPa;PID=500 MPa
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Ceramic modulus effect on stresses for C-epoxy/jacketed vessel; PIF=120 MPa;PID=500 MPa




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