Evaluation of the Influence of Some Concrete Characteristics on Non-Linear Behavior of a Prestressed Concrete Reactor Vessel

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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

Volume: 34

Issue:

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)

Date: 1/1/1972

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.