Complex as it might sound, tori-spherical tanks are actually one of the most common pressure vessels in the industry. They are basically cylindrical vessels with spherical caps, but at the joint the radius reduces sharply:
Here we’ll be looking at how to work out the different radii r_{θ} and r_{Φ}. The procedure for calculating the stresses is still the same as the one in Chapter 1.1
Complex as it might sound, tori-spherical tanks are actually one of the most common pressure vessels in the industry. They are basically cylindrical vessels with spherical caps, but at the joint the radius reduces sharply:
Here we’ll be looking at how to work out the different radii r_{θ} and r_{Φ}. The procedure for calculating the stresses is still the same as the one in Chapter 1.1
Let’s look at the cross-section of a tori-spherical end cap:
The hardest part for tori-spherical questions is usually working out the r_{o}, r_{Φ} and r_{θ}. Once these are conquered, the rest of the question is usually a breeze.
For tori-spherical shells, here’s how you calculate the stress at different regions:
Let’s look at an example now.
Let’s look at the cross-section of a tori-spherical end cap:
The hardest part for tori-spherical questions is usually working out the r_{o}, r_{Φ} and r_{θ}. Once these are conquered, the rest of the question is usually a breeze.
For tori-spherical shells, here’s how you calculate the stress at different regions:
Let’s look at an example now.