FEM design and analysis of HAL - Autoclave

Naganarayana, BP and Prathap, Gangan and Ningaiah, - and Geetha, B and Manju, S (1993) FEM design and analysis of HAL - Autoclave. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

Finite Element Structural Analysis of HAL Autoclave System and Components was carried out for the original design under all possible critical load combinations. It was noted that the original design was unsafe from both deformation and stress points of view. Certain design modifications were suggested. Each modification was critically evaluated using simple 1- and 2-dimensional finite element analysis. These modifications were incorporated in the autoclave design and a full-scale finite element analysis was carried out for the modified autoclave system. It was found that the modified system is SAFE from both deformation and stress points of view. MSC-XL is used for finite element modeling and for post-processing the results. MSC/NASTRAN is used for the finite element analysis. FEPACS is used for verification of the MSC/NASTRAN results where necessary.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: FEM;Autoclave;MSC-XL;MSC/NASTRAN;FEPACS;Structural analysis
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Structural Mechanics
Depositing User: Smt Bhagya Rekha KA
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2013 10:18
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2013 10:18
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/11694

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