0
Research Papers: Design and Analysis

Dynamic Burst Pressure of Cylindrical Explosion Containment Vessels

[+] Author and Article Information
Zhanfeng Chen

School of Mechanical Engineering,
Hangzhou Dianzi University,
Hangzhou 310018, China
e-mail: czf@hdu.edu.cn

Sunting Yan

Institute of Process Equipment,
College of Energy Engineering,
Zhejiang University,
Hangzhou 310027, China
e-mail: yansunting@zju.edu.cn

Zhijiang Jin

Institute of Process Equipment,
College of Energy Engineering,
Zhejiang University,
Hangzhou 310027, China
e-mail: jzj@zju.edu.cn

1Corresponding authors.

Contributed by the Pressure Vessel and Piping Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF PRESSURE VESSEL TECHNOLOGY. Manuscript received September 8, 2018; final manuscript received April 5, 2019; published online May 13, 2019. Assoc. Editor: Oreste S. Bursi.

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 141(4), 041203 (May 13, 2019) (9 pages) Paper No: PVT-18-1182; doi: 10.1115/1.4043546 History: Received September 08, 2018; Revised April 05, 2019

Cylindrical explosion containment vessels (ECVs) are widely applied in transportation, nuclear engineering, public security, and scientific research fields to ensure the safety of the staff and equipment. In this paper, a cylindrical ECV model under a nonuniformly explosive load was established. The nonuniformly explosive load is simplified as parabolic pressure acting on the internal wall of the ECV. And then, based on the stress function method and boundary conditions, an analytical solution of the ECV subjected to the parabolic load was obtained. Next, the dynamic burst pressure equation of the ECV under the explosive load was obtained. In the end, the accuracy of the dynamic burst pressure equation was evaluated by comparing with the finite element method (FEM) under different pulse duration. The results demonstrated that the equation can accurately predict the dynamic burst pressure of the ECV. In addition, our researches can provide a benchmark for approximate or numerical solutions. It is rewarding to analyze the failure problem and evaluate the safety and integrity of the pipe and vessels under a nonuniformly explosive load.

FIGURES IN THIS ARTICLE
<>
Copyright © 2019 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Yaguang, S. , Dezhi, Z. , Shiying, T. , Jie, L. , and Qizhao, L. , 2014, “Theoretical Analysis of a Reactive Reinforcement Method for Cylindrical Explosion-Containment Vessels,” ASME J. Pressure Vessel Technol., 137(1), p. 011206. [CrossRef]
Ma, L. , Xin, J. , Hu, Y. , and Zheng, J. , 2013, “Ductile and Brittle Failure Assessment of Containment Vessels Subjected to Internal Blast Loading,” Int. J. Impact Eng., 52, pp. 28–36. [CrossRef]
Zheng, J. Y. , Deng, G. D. , Chen, Y. J. , Sun, G. Y. , Hu, Y. L. , Zhao, L. M. , and Li, Q. M. , 2006, “Experimental Investigation of Discrete Multilayered Vessels Under Internal Explosion,” Combust., Explos., Shock Waves, 42(5), pp. 617–622. [CrossRef]
Dong, Q. , Li, Q. M. , and Zheng, J. Y. , 2010, “Further Study on Strain Growth in Spherical Containment Vessels Subjected to Internal Blast Loading,” Int. J. Impact Eng., 37(2), pp. 196–206. [CrossRef]
Leskovar, M. , and Uršič, M. , 2009, “Estimation of Ex-Vessel Steam Explosion Pressure Loads,” Nucl. Eng. Des., 239(11), pp. 2444–2458. [CrossRef]
Moriyama, K. , Takagi, S. , Muramatsu, K. , Nakamura, H. , and Maruyama, Y. , 2006, “Evaluation of Containment Failure Probability by Ex-Vessel Steam Explosion in Japanese LWR Plants,” J. Nucl. Sci. Technol., 43(7), pp. 774–784. [CrossRef]
Dong, Q. , Hu, B. Y. , Chen, S. Y. , and Gu, Y. , 2012, “Engineering Design of a Multiple-Use Spherical Explosion Containment Vessel Subjected to Internal Blast Loading From 25 kg TNT High Explosive,” ASME J. Pressure Vessel Technol., 134(2), p. 021205. [CrossRef]
Baker, W. E. , Hu, W. C. L. , and Jackson, T. R. , 1966, “Elastic Response of Thin Spherical Shells to Axisymmetric Blast Loading,” ASME J. Appl. Mech., 33(4), pp. 800–806. [CrossRef]
de Malherbe, M. C. , Wing, R. D. , Laderman, A. J. , and Oppenheim, A. K. , 1966, “Response of a Cylindrical Shell to Internal Blast Loading,” J. Mech. Eng. Sci., 8(1), pp. 91–98. [CrossRef]
Ramu, S. A. , and Iyengar, K. J. , 1976, “Plastic Response of Orthotropic Circular Plates Under Blast Loading,” Int. J. Solids Struct., 12(2), pp. 125–133. [CrossRef]
Ko, W. L. , Pennick, H. G. , and Baker, W. E. , 1977, “ Elasto-Plastic Response of a Multi-Layered Spherical Vessel to Internal Blast Loading,” Int. J. Solids Struct., 13(6), pp. 503–514. [CrossRef]
Cost, T. L. , and Jones, H. W. , 1979, “Dynamic Response of Blast Loaded Prestressed Flat Plates,” J. Sound Vib., 62(1), pp. 111–120. [CrossRef]
Rajamani, A. , and Prabhakaran, R. , 1980, “Response of Composite Plates to Blast Loading,” Exp. Mech., 20(7), pp. 245–250. [CrossRef]
Karpp, R. R. , Duffey, T. A. , and Neal, T. R. , 1983, “Response of Containment Vessels to Explosive Blast Loading,” ASME J. Pressure Vessel Technol., 105(1), p. 23. [CrossRef]
Ruiz, C. , Salvatorelli-D'Angelo, F. , and Thompson, V. K. , 1989, “Elastic Response of Thin-Wall Cylindrical Vessels to Blast Loading,” Comput. Struct., 32(5), pp. 1061–1072. [CrossRef]
Zheng, J. Y. , Chen, Y. J. , Deng, G. D. , Sun, G. Y. , Hu, Y. L. , and Li, Q. M. , 2006, “Dynamic Elastic Response of an Infinite Discrete Multi-Layered Cylindrical Shell Subjected to Uniformly Distributed Pressure Pulse,” Int. J. Impact Eng., 32(11), pp. 1800–1827. [CrossRef]
Ma, L. , Hu, Y. , Zheng, J. , Deng, G. , and Chen, Y. , 2010, “Failure Analysis for Cylindrical Explosion Containment Vessels,” Eng. Failure Anal., 17(5), pp. 1221–1229. [CrossRef]
Cheng, C. , and Widera, G. E. O. , 2009, “Dynamic Burst Pressure Simulation of Cylindrical Shells,” ASME J. Pressure Vessel Technol., 131(6), p. 061205. [CrossRef]
Cheng, C. , and Widera, G. E. O. , 2010, “Dynamic Burst Pressure Simulation of Cylinder-Cylinder Intersections,” ASME J. Pressure Vessel Technol., 132(1), p. 011201. [CrossRef]
Liu, Z. , Shan, R. , Liu, W. , and Ni, L. , 2004, “Solutions of Thick-Walled Tube Under Arbitrary Quadratic Function and the Limit of the Tube With a Infinite Length,” Sci. China, Ser. E: Technol. Sci., 34(3), pp. 298–304.
Timoshenko, S. , and Goodier, J. N. , 1951, Theory of Elasticity, S. Timoshenko and J. N. Goodier , eds., McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York.
Kuntiyawichai, K. , and Burdekin, F. M. , 2003, “Engineering Assessment of Cracked Structures Subjected to Dynamic Loads Using Fracture Mechanics Assessment,” Eng. Fract. Mech., 70(15), pp. 1991–2014. [CrossRef]
Chen, Z. , Zhu, W. , Di, Q. , and Wang, W. , 2015, “Burst Pressure Analysis of Pipes With Geometric Eccentricity and Small Thickness-to-Diameter Ratio,” J. Pet. Sci. Eng., 127, pp. 452–458. [CrossRef]
Chen, Z. , Zhu, W. , Di, Q. , and Wang, W. , 2015, “Prediction of Burst Pressure of Pipes With Geometric Eccentricity,” ASME J. Pressure Vessel Technol., 137(6), p. 061201. [CrossRef]
Chen, Z. , Zhu, W. , Di, Q. , and Li, S. , 2016, “Numerical and Theoretical Analysis of Burst Pressures for Casings With Eccentric Wear,” J. Pet. Sci. Eng., 145, pp. 585–591. [CrossRef]
Chen, Z. , Yan, S. , Ye, H. , Deng, Z. , Shen, X. , and Jin, Z. , 2017, “Double Circular Arc Model Based on Average Shear Stress Yield Criterion and Its Application in the Corroded Pipe Burst,” J. Pet. Sci. Eng., 149, pp. 515–521. [CrossRef]
Chen, Z. , Yan, S. , Ye, H. , Shen, X. , and Jin, Z. , 2017, “Effect of the Y/T on the Burst Pressure for Corroded Pipelines With High Strength,” J. Pet. Sci. Eng., 157, pp. 760–766. [CrossRef]
Baker, W. E., Kulesz, J. J., Westine, P. S., Cox, P. A., and Wilbeck, J. S., 1981, “A Manual for the Prediction of Blast and Fragment Loadings on Structures,” Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX.
Hampton, E. J. , and Bitner, J. L. , 2005, “Stress or Strain Criteria for Combined Static and Dynamic Loading,” Weld. Res. Counc. Bull., 500, pp. 1–223.
Jin, Z. , Shen, X. , Yan, S. , Ye, H. , Gao, Z. , and Chen, Z. , 2016, “A Three-Dimensional Analytical Solution for Sandwich Pipe Systems Under Linearly Varying External Pressures,” Ocean Eng., 124, pp. 298–305. [CrossRef]
Chen, Z. , Zhu, W. , and Di, Q. , 2018, “Elasticity Solution for the Casing Under Linear Crustal Stress,” Eng. Failure Anal., 84, pp. 185–195. [CrossRef]

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

Mechanical model of the ECV under a parabolic load

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 2

ECV model and boundaries

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 3

Shape and dimension of the cylinder pipes

Tables

Errata

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In