0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Design and Analysis of Commercial Pressure Vessels to 500,000 Psi

[+] Author and Article Information
I. Berman

Solid Mechanics Department, Research Division, Foster Wheeler Corporation, Carteret, N. J.

J. Basic Eng 88(2), 500-506 (Jun 01, 1966) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3645885 History: Received July 30, 1965; Online November 03, 2011

Abstract

On the basis of the finiteness of the flow strength of structural materials, the pressures permitted by current methods of pressure vessel design are limited. In this paper the analysis of a new method of design of commercial large volume pressure vessels is presented. This new design, which is a controlled fluid fill, may be used for many excursions to very high pressures without failure. The pressure that may be attained seems limited only by material property changes at extreme hydrostatic pressures. Large volume commercial vessels to 500,000 psi with reasonable outer to inner diameters may be built. The controlled fluid-fill pressure vessels in addition to piercing the current upper pressure barrier is also competitive with the shrink-fit method at pressures as low as 15,000 psi.

Copyright © 1966 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

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