Structural Design of Angeles Tunnel Surge Chamber

by Rossiter L. White, (F.ASCE), Struct. Engr.; Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power, Los Angeles, CA,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1974, Vol. 100, Issue 1, Pg. 71-83

Document Type: Journal Paper


An analysis is presented of the design of the Angeles Tunnel Surge Chamber. Included is an examination of available references concerning the stabilizing effect of internal fluid pressure on the buckling of cylindrical shells subjected to axial bending and torsion.

Subject Headings: Structural design | Tunnels | Buckling | Cylindrical shells | Bending (structural) | Torsion | Pressure vessels

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