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Material Requirements for Long-Life Pressure Vessels

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B. F. Langer

Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Pittsburgh, Pa.

W. L. Harding

Combustion Engineering, Inc., Windsor, Conn.

J. Eng. Power 86(4), 403-409 (Oct 01, 1964) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3677623 History: Received August 23, 1963; Online January 10, 2012

Abstract

In this paper the authors consider the various possible modes of failure of a pressure vessel intended for long service and show which material properties are of significance in preventing them. The failure modes discussed are (a) plastic deformation and bursting; (b) brittle fracture; (c) fatigue failure; (d) creep deformation and creep rupture; (e) corrosion. The need for additional information in several areas is also noted.

Copyright © 1964 by ASME
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