Minimum Cost Design of Large Support Rings

by K.P. Buchert,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 5, Pg. 25-38

Document Type: Journal Paper


Use of rings for support of penstocks, tanks, large ducts, wind tunnels, and other structures; new design method eliminates outer flange plate of ring on various sections of ring without materially affecting ring stresses; significant savings in fabrication cost of ring can thus be realized.

Subject Headings: Conduits | Duct | Wind tunnel | Tunnels | Structural design | Flanges | Plates | Construction materials

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