A novel method is developed for the design of pressure vessels with tooth-locked quick-actuating closures by considering the contact between the teeth and utilizing the surface-to-surface contact model with contact element and coulomb friction. Elastic and elastic–plastic analyses via the finite element method were employed. It is shown that these pressure vessels can meet the requirements of strength and fatigue.
Unique Design of Pressure Vessel With Tooth-Locked Quick-Actuating Closures Based on Finite Element Model Analysis
Contributed by the Pressure Vessel and Piping Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF PRESSURE VESSEL TECHNOLOGY. Manuscript received January 13, 2016; final manuscript received July 18, 2016; published online October 11, 2016. Assoc. Editor: Allen C. Smith.
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Su, W., Geng, W., and Widera, G. E. O. (October 11, 2016). "Unique Design of Pressure Vessel With Tooth-Locked Quick-Actuating Closures Based on Finite Element Model Analysis." ASME. J. Pressure Vessel Technol. June 2017; 139(3): 031201. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4034407
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