2015
DOI: 10.1115/1.4030186
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Abstract: The vibration of a large tank caused by an explosion that occurs at a place apart from the tank is analyzed. Because the tank is double-walled and the liquid is contained in the inner shell, the vibration of the outer shell subjected to the explosion-induced pressure wave that travels outside the tank is analyzed without considering the liquid. A cylindrical tank with a spherical roof is considered as a realistic three-dimensional (3D) model, and a computationally efficient semi-analytical method that is appli…

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