Finite element analysis of a GFRP pressure vessel for NPOL Cochin

Lakshminarayana, HV and Dwarakanath, K (1991) Finite element analysis of a GFRP pressure vessel for NPOL Cochin. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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    This report presents details of stress and failure analysis of a filament wound glass fiber reinforced plastic pressure vessel, which was carried out to validate its design. For this purpose finite element modeling and analysis was done to predict the stresses in the constituent plies. Failure analysis was performed using the TSAI-HILL criterion. General purpose finite element analysis software NASTRAN in conjunction with the pre-processor FEMGEN was used for the analysis.

    Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: GFRP pressure vessel;Filament wound;Stress and failure analysis;TSAI-hill criterion NASTRAN
    Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Composite Materials
    Division/Department: Structures Division, Structures Division
    Depositing User: Smt Bhagya Rekha KA
    Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2012 10:05
    Last Modified: 04 Dec 2012 10:05

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