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Burst Pressure Assessment of Pressure Vessel Using Finite Element Analysis: A Review

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Nidhi Dwivedi

Research Scholar
e-mail: nidhistar_15@yahoo.com

Veerendra Kumar


Ashwani Shrivastava

Research Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Jabalpur Engineering College,
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, 482002, India

Raji Nareliya

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Hitkarni College of Engineering & Technology,
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradhesh, 482005, India

1Corresponding author.

Contributed by the Pressure Vessel and Piping Division of ASME for publication in the Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology. Manuscript received March 2, 2012; final manuscript received November 19, 2012; published online June 11, 2013. Assoc. Editor: G. E. Otto Widera.

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 135(4), 044502 (Jun 11, 2013) (5 pages) Paper No: PVT-12-1023; doi: 10.1115/1.4023422 History: Received March 02, 2012; Revised November 19, 2012

The main objective of this paper is to review various types of methods, formulae, and theories used for the calculation of burst strength of pressure vessel. The pressure at which the pressure vessel should burst if all of the specified design tolerances are at their minimum values is called burst pressure. Prediction of burst strength is the very important aspect in the pressure vessel design to avoid any disaster. The present study mainly focuses on various types of factors which tremendously affect the burst strength of pressure vessel.

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