Influence of Pad Reinforcement on the Limit and Burst Pressures of a Cylinder-Cylinder Intersection

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L. Xue, G. E. O. Widera

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201

Z. F. Sang

Nanjing University of Chemical Technology, Nanjing, PRC

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 125(2), 182-187 (May 05, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1563629 History: Received February 18, 2002; Revised February 03, 2003; Online May 05, 2003
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Typical stress-strain curve for Q235-A
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Welds for test vessel (dimensions shown are in mm)
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Location and distribution of strain gages (a) for vessel No. 1, (b) for vessel No. 2 (numbers on inside are dimensions of spacing of gages)
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Pressure-strain curves and limit pressures—(a) vessel No. 1, (b) vessel No. 2
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Ruptured test vessels—(a) vessel No. 1, (b) vessel No. 2



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