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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Evaluation of the Influence of Some Concrete Characteristics on Non-Linear Behavior of a Prestressed Concrete Reactor Vessel
Author(s): M. Hussain Khan and B. Saugy
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 159-180
Keywords: breeder reactors; cracking (fracturing); finite element method; loads (forces); nuclear power plants; nuclear reactor containment; nuclear reactors; pressure vessels; prestressed concrete; safety factor; shear properties; shells (structural forms)
Abstract:Non-linear behavior up to rupture of wall of a PCRV, having large cylindrical vertical cavities for direct cycle turbines, have been examined with the aid of Finite Element Method.
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