TPWJ, 2018, #5, 20-26 pages
Application of leak before break criterion for prevention of avalanche fracture of the wall of vertical welded tanks
Journal The Paton Welding Journal
Publisher International Association «Welding»
ISSN 0957-798X (print)
Issue #5, 2018 (May)
A.Yu. Barvinko, Yu.P. Barvinko, A.N. Yashnik and V.N. Miryanin
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS of Ukraine
11 Kazimir Malevich Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper deals with the possibility of improving the performance of oil storage tanks of 50–120 thou m3
capacity through application of normalized sheet steel 09G2SYuch-U390 and 09KhG2SYuch-U440 for design rings of tank wall. A relationship between the length of through-thickness fatigue crack in the butt welded joint of the studied steel and number of tank loading cycles was derived experimentally under the conditions of plane deformation at the initial stage of through-thickness crack propagation. Based on the obtained relationship, it was established that after formation of a through-thickness crack in the welded joint of the wall and appearance of oil leakage, there is sufficient time and conditions for its visual detection and taking measures for elimination of the detected defect. The possibility of application of this method to detect the through-thickness crack is proof of the fact that tanks with design rings from the studied steel satisfy the leak before creak criterion. 19 Ref., 5 Tables, 4 Figures.
oil storage tanks, fatigue crack, cyclic loading, butt welded joint, avalanche fracture, leak before break criterion
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