Design of Pressurized Cylinders for High-Temperature Applications

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J. F. Traexler

Development Engineering, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Lester, Pa.

J. Basic Eng 82(2), 477-481 (Jun 01, 1960) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3662629 History: Received February 24, 1959; Online November 04, 2011


General equations for the stresses in a thick-walled cylinder in a state of plane strain are derived considering “steady-state” creep. A specific form of the creep-rate function is assumed and numerical examples are included to show the effect of geometry and material properties.

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