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Numerical Analysis of Stress-Strain State and Strength of Metal Lined Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel

The results of computational studies of the stress-strain state and strength of a metal lined composite overwrapped pressure vessel are presented. It is shown that the features of the stress-strain state of the metal liner and its interaction with the composite shell significantly influence the deformability and strength of the pressure vessel. The ultimate pressure and the main factors influencing the geometry stability of the vessel are determined.

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The article was prepared using the results obtained with the financial support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, for the Project under Agreement No.14.607.21.0038 within framework of the Federal Target Program “Research and elaborations in the priority development directions of the scientifictechnological complex of Russia for 2014-2020,” RFMEFI60714X0038.

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Correspondence to V. V. Moskvichev.

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Translated from Problemy Prochnosti, No. 5, pp. 67 – 79, September – October, 2017.

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Burov, A.E., Lepihin, A.M., Makhutov, N.A. et al. Numerical Analysis of Stress-Strain State and Strength of Metal Lined Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel. Strength Mater 49, 666–675 (2017).

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  • numerical simulation
  • pressure vessel
  • spacecraft
  • metal lined composite
  • stress-strain state
  • strength