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Spherical Cylinder Stress and Deflection Equation and Calculator
Spherical Cylinder Stress and Deflection by Uniform internal or external pressure, q force/unit area; tangential edge support Equation and Calculator.
Per. Roarks Formulas for Stress and Strain for membrane stresses and deformations in thin-walled pressure vessels.
Deflection and Stress by Uniform internal or external pressure, q = force/unit area; tangential edge support.
For R2 / t > 10
Meridional Stress & Circumferential Hoop Stress
Radial Displacement of Circumference
Change in height dimension y
Rotation of a meridian from its unloaded position
ψ = 0
E = Modulus of Elasticity (lbs/in2)
v = Poisson's ratio
q = Applied pressure (lbs/in2)
σ1,2 = Stress, (lbs/in2)
R2 = Radius (in)
R = Distance as indicated (in)
t = Wall thickness (in)
θ = Angle (deg.)
ψ = Rotation of a meridian from its unloaded position, positive when that meridional rotation represents an increase in ΔR when y or θ increases;
Roarks Formulas for Stress and Strain, 7th Edition
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