Accession Number : AD0830243

Title :   EXPERIMENTAL EVALUATION OF SKIN STRESSES IN A THIN WALLED PRESSURE VESSEL SUBJECTED TO CONCENTRATED RADIAL LOADS,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Rewerts, G. R.

Report Date : 01 SEP 1957

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : Tests were made to evaluate 'Goldbergs Theory' by: (1) Application of concentrated loads on the cylindrical section of a pressure vessel in a radial direction that would result in both tension and compression; (2) Measurement of the resultant stress levels in the hoop and longitudinal directions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROPELLANT TANKS, STRESSES), PROPELLANT TANKS, LOADS(FORCES), CYLINDRICAL BODIES, THEORY, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), LIQUID PROPELLANT ROCKET ENGINES, TENSILE PROPERTIES, TEST METHODS, STRAIN GAGES, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, MODEL TESTS.

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE