Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 140–145 | Cite as

Dynamic modeling of marine boilers

Experimental verification of a simplified shock analysis on a boiler model
  • J. N. C. Wu
  • G. W. Roman


Experimental investigation was performed on a simplified scale model of a typical marine boiler. Shaker-table tests were performed to determine natural frequencies, and impact tests were used to determine the structural shock response. The dynamic-response data have been used to verify analytical results obtained from a three-dimensional, beam-element model with the consideration of local flexibility at the nozzle-vessel intersections.


Mechanical Engineer Fluid Dynamics Experimental Investigation Impact Test Scale Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. N. C. Wu
    • 1
  • G. W. Roman
    • 2
  1. 1.Babcock and Wilcox Co.NEDAkron
  2. 2.Babcock and Wilcox Co.ARCAlliance

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