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Optimal Design of Laminated Composite Pressure Vessels with Flat and Hemispherical End-caps for Maximum Buckling Pressure

  • M. Walker
  • T. Reiss
Conference paper

Abstract

Structures made of composite materials have found many applications due to their high strength and stiffness to weight ratio. A potential application of laminated composites is in submarine hull construction. These are subjected to compressive pressures, and consequently may fail by buckling.

Keywords

Pressure Vessel Fibre Orientation Optimal Angle Fibre Angle Vessel Length 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Walker
    • 1
  • T. Reiss
    • 2
  1. 1.Technikon NatalDurbanSouth Africa
  2. 2.M.L. Sultan TechnikonDurbanSouth Africa

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