A Review on Optimization of Finite Element Modelling for Structural Analysis of Pressure Vessel

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Volume-12 Number-1                          
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : Aniket A. Kulkarni , Keshav H. Jatkar


Aniket A. Kulkarni , Keshav H. Jatkar. "A Review on Optimization of Finite Element Modelling for Structural Analysis of Pressure Vessel", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V12(1),20-22 June 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group


It is important for every engineer to analyze and design the pressure vessel that will provide safety, durability and serviceability to the company. Accomplishing this task will require knowledge of parameters that affecting the pressure vessel due to varying loads, pressure and thickness of shell element. The most important one is that the given geometry of pressure vessel must be analyzed to assure it meet the design standards and design of pressure vessel is required to meet an acceptable stresses. For more than two decades, the finite element method has been the most effective numerical tool for the analysis of solids and structures. The method however can only provide approximate solutions to a given mathematical model of a physical problem. A structural analysis can be understand more theoretically as a method of engineering design process to prove the serviceability and safety of a design without a dependence on directly testing it. Considering this theory, the present paper focuses on a review of a structural analysis and optimization of pressure vessel to identify the existing work made in the analysis of pressure vessel and to form a theoretical foundation for understanding the recent developments, then to gain some insight into which domains are relevant in order to position the research.


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Pressure vessel, structural analysis of pressure vessel, optimization.