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Non-uniform pressure load (Pressure Vessel)

Question asked by Ben Morrell on Dec 7, 2013
Latest reply on Dec 7, 2013 by Jared Conway

Hello everyone,


I'm basically having problems figuring out the 'Y+' coefficient for a non-uniform pressure inside a vessel.The vessel itself is 14 meteres tall with hemispherical ends (2m radius). It is filled with liquid carbon dioxide (density = 1015 kg/m^3) to 11 meteres, the space above is pressurised at 21 bar. How do I determine the 'Y+' coefficient?


Thank you.