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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2015, 3(6), 230-234
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-3-6-15
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Static Structural Analysis of Water Tank

Pavol Lengvarsky1, , Miroslav Pástor1 and Jozef Bocko1

1Department of Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical university of Košice, 042 00 Košice, Slovak Republic

Pub. Date: December 17, 2015

Cite this paper:
Pavol Lengvarsky, Miroslav Pástor and Jozef Bocko. Static Structural Analysis of Water Tank. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2015; 3(6):230-234. doi: 10.12691/ajme-3-6-15


The paper is devoted to the static analysis water tank. Three different thicknesses of walls of the water tank are proposed and the structure is analysed in order to find appropriate stress and deformation states of structure. The maximal stress level was higher than the yield strength of stainless steel used in structure so seven different variants of stiffeners were proposed for improving stability and strength of structure.

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