Elastic-Shakedown Analysis of Axisymmetric Nozzles

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Martin Muscat, Donald Mackenzie

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 125(4), 365-370 (Nov 04, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1613301 History: Received August 31, 2001; Revised March 19, 2003; Online November 04, 2003
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Axisymmetric nozzle geometry and applied pressure
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Close up of a typical finite element mesh for nozzle/sphere intersection
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Comparison of results for nozzle (R/T=100)
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Comparison of results for nozzle (R/T=50)
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Comparison of results for nozzle (R/T=10)
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Equivalent Plastic strain at the nozzle fillet with number of cycles (one unit on the “time” axis is equal to a half cycle)
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Detailed view of the instantaneous equivalent plastic strain plot shown in Fig. 7 (the first 20 cycles are shown)



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