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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2011, 133(4): 041204.
Published Online: May 16, 2011
...M. Utsumi This paper investigates the use of dynamic vibration absorbers as a means to reduce the vibration of a floating roof due to sloshing caused by long-period earthquakes. It is shown that the damping ratio of the primary system caused by the dynamic vibration absorbers increases with rising...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. June 2010, 132(3): 031001.
Published Online: April 28, 2010
...-of-plane bending may reduce significantly. 25 12 2007 27 05 2009 28 04 2010 28 04 2010 ageing bending earthquake engineering earthquakes failure (mechanical) pipelines vibrations wall thinning piping system shake table test failure modes seismic load...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2006, 128(4): 502–507.
Published Online: December 14, 2005
...Keisuke Minagawa; Satoshi Fujita Background: Since the Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Disaster, the number of isolated structures has been greatly increased. The natural period of the isolation system is designed around 3 s , because the predominate period of observed seismic waves is usually 0.1 to 1 s...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2006, 128(4): 486–501.
Published Online: October 24, 2005
...Heki Shibata nuclear power stations earthquakes nuclear reactor maintenance failure analysis fission reactor design fission reactor safety seismology nuclear facility regulation This papers deals with the importance of input ground motions for the seismic safety design of nuclear...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2006, 128(3): 328–340.
Published Online: September 12, 2005
...Spyros A. Karamanos; Lazaros A. Patkas; Manolis A. Platyrrachos The present paper investigates sloshing effects on the earthquake design of horizontal-cylindrical and spherical industrial vessels. Assuming small-amplitude free-surface elevation, a linearized sloshing problem is obtained, and its...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. August 2006, 128(3): 364–369.
Published Online: August 30, 2005
... (With EPD) 1 4.1 4.6 253 (51%) 2 7.9 8.3 147 (30%) 24 02 2004 30 08 2005 damping dynamic testing shock absorbers cantilevers pipes finite element analysis earthquakes elastoplasticity The integrity of piping systems in nuclear power plants under earthquake...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2005, 127(4): 502–507.
Published Online: June 24, 2005
... with the variable parameters considered in the present study. These results will be useful for PSRA studies. Structural features of the water storage structure DEQ 1987 , Design Basis Earthquakes for Maharashtra , Department of Earthquake Engineering, University of Roorkee , Roorkee, India...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2005, 127(4): 525–529.
Published Online: June 3, 2005
... for the inertial effects due to transverse and vertical earthquake motions considering the masses due to the self-weight of the duct and overburden soil on the top of duct. Virtual soil mass vibrating along with the structure has also been considered in the analysis ( 13 ), and this has suitably been lumped...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2005, 127(4): 373–386.
Published Online: June 2, 2005
... values, the proposed procedure can explain the mechanics of the rocking motion of the model tanks used herein. shells (structures) plates (structures) tanks (containers) earthquakes This paper tries to describe the dynamical system of rocking response of tanks by modifying the analytical...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 18–24.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
... isolated buildings against major earthquake motions newly introduced to the Building Code of Japan in October, 2000. The evaluation procedures apply the equivalent single-degree-of-freedom (ESDOF) system, equivalent linearization and response spectrum analysis. The basic concept of seismic design spectra...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 66–74.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
...Budy D. Notohardjono; James Wilcoski; James B. Gambill This paper presents the design features of an electrical equipment frame structure that can withstand a severe earthquake test profile. Original designs of these structures were optimized to survive shock and shipping vibrations only, since...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 34–45.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
...Shigeki Okamura; Satoshi Fujita; Masayoshi Ikenaga After the Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Disaster, the number of earthquake isolated buildings is increasing. Most of the base isolated buildings or structures are built on laminated rubber bearings in order to give them certain natural periods...
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Article Type: Guest Editorial
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 1.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
...Gerry Slagis 26 02 2004 I would like to thank the authors and reviewers for their efforts to publish this special issue on seismic engineering. pressure vessels fission reactor design fission reactor safety earthquakes seismology fission reactor materials nuclear...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 2–8.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
...Heki Shibata, Professor Emeritus; Kohei Suzuki, Professor; Masatoshi Ikeda The Seismic Design Code for High Pressure Gas Facilities was established in 1982 in advance of those in other industrial fields, the only exception being that for nuclear power plants. In 1995, Hyogoken Nanbu earthquake...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 75–84.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
...) systems with non-classical damping. In this program, four benchmark models of coupled building-piping/equipment systems with different damping characteristics were developed and analyzed by BNL for a suite of earthquakes. The BNL analysis was carried out by the Wilson-θ time domain integration method...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 46–52.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
... a large-scale shake table which verified that the ties acted as energy-absorbing devices against severe earthquakes. Since recent boiler structures are designed based on dynamic response analysis considering the boiler-structure interaction and the effect of energy dissipation of the ties, it is necessary...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 9–17.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
...Makoto Inaba; Masatoshi Ikeda; Nobuyuki Shimizu After the Great Hyogoken-nanbu Earthquake (1995), the Seismic Design Code for High-Pressure Gas Facilities of Japan was amended. This amended code requires two-step seismic assessments, that is, the evaluation of the Level 1 Required Seismic...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 85–90.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
... conditions even under destructive earthquakes, it is important to predict the dynamic behavior and failure modes of degraded piping systems. However, there are very few studies on dynamic behavior of degraded piping systems under seismic events 1 2 , though a lot of experimental or analytical studies have...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. February 2004, 126(1): 115–121.
Published Online: February 26, 2004
... of the structures during severe earthquake by using conventional methods and equipment, because the three-dimensional measurement of larger dynamic displacement in excess of elastic region of the structure will be the key to a solution and cannot be obtained by any of the vibration pick-ups such as displacement...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. November 2002, 124(4): 415–417.
Published Online: November 8, 2002
...B. Chatterjee; S. K. Gupta; H. S. Kushwaha; V. Venkat Raj In nuclear power plants, the primary heat transport system (PHTS) is designed according to ASME Section 3 Division 1. The PHTS together with Primary Coolant Pumps (PCPs) is designed so that the integrity under safe shutdown earthquake (SSE...