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Tank deformation at elevated temperature

Tank deformation at elevated temperature

Tank deformation at elevated temperature

Dear Experts,
I want to know what deformation will be on tank when its heated to 600 °C temperature and air cooled after that. I am using Nastran In-CAD.
I modelled the tank (Carbon steel)and it gave me deformation at 600°C but than problem is how can i save the deformed geometry of the tank and than get the shrinkage while air cooling.
Please help.

RE: Tank deformation at elevated temperature


Is there any plastic strain when the tank is heated up to 600deg-C? If so, it should be a good idea to consider different nonlinear steps, first heating the tank and, then, cooling it.

The easiest way to do it is carrying out a 153 - Non-Linear static coupled with heat transfer previously and get the temperature field, which will be applied as a thermal load.

If heating the tank up to 600deg-C does not mean plastic strain, you can simplify the process by getting one temperature field (initial temp of 600deg-C and air cooled define dby it temperature and heat transfer coefficient) and applying it to a static solution (SOL101) as a thermal load.

I hope it helps.

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