Analysis for Design of Fiber Reinforced Plastic Vessels: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Analysis for Design of Fiber Reinforced Plastic Vessels

1st Edition

By Suong V. Hoa


587 pages

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First published in 1991. CRC Press is an imprint of Taylor & Francis.

Table of Contents


  • General

  • Types of FRP Vessels

  • FRP Vessels in the Chemical Processing Industry

  • Scope of This Book

    Properties of Constituent Layers

  • General

  • Mechanical Properties of Constituent Layers

  • Components of Modulus and Compliance of Constituent Layers

  • Effect of Operating Conditions

    Laminate Theory

  • General

  • Laminate Code

  • Rules of Mixture

  • One-Dimensional Laminate Theory

  • Two-Dimensional Laminate Theory

  • Failure Criteria

  • Conclusion

    Analysis for Internal Pressure Loading

  • Introduction

  • Analysis Using Shell Equations

  • Simplified Analysis

  • Experimental Verification of Laminate Theory

  • Failure of Composite Tubes under Internal Pressure

    Stability of FRP Vessels

  • Introduction

  • Vessels under Vacuum Loading or External Pressure

  • Vessels and Tanks Subjected to Axial Loads

  • Conclusion

    Thermal Stress Analysis

  • Introduction

  • Determination of Thermal Expansion Coefficient for Individual Layers

  • Off-Axis Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

  • Stress-Strain Relations Including Thermal Strains

  • Thermal Residual Strains and Stresses Resulting from Thermal Change for General Laminates

  • Thermal Stresses in Composite Cylinders

  • Conclusion

    Effect of Discontinuities

  • Introduction

  • Branch Openings and Reinforcements

  • Horizontal Vessels on Saddle Supports

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  • Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science