Elastic and Creep Characteristics of a Class of Shell Closures With Constant Stress Ratio

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A. E. Gemma, G. H. Rowe, R. J. Spahl

Engineering Staff, Connecticut Aircraft Nuclear Engine Laboratory, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division, United Aircraft Corporation, Middletown, Conn.

J. Basic Eng 83(4), 545-550 (Dec 01, 1961) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3662263 History: Received December 20, 1960; Online November 04, 2011


A class of constant stress and constant stress ratio closures, σθ /σφ = K (1 < K < 2), was studied analytically. One type with the ratio K = 4/3 was investigated experimentally both elastically and in creep.

Copyright © 1961 by ASME
Topics: Creep , Stress , Shells
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