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Flexible tank stress analysis

  1. Aug 7, 2010 #1
    Hi,

    I am looking for a method to analyze stress within a flexible fuel tank, akin to the one in the picture:

    http://image.made-in-china.com/2f0j00pBiEqWDJnVbe/Flexible-Fuel-Tank-KSD-009-.jpg

    So far I have not been able to find a text that would discuss something similar. Simple hydrostatics do not apply if the tank is filled to a point where there is pressure head at the top of the tank.
    I would also like to be able to derive the cross section geometry of the tank, but that is not necessary.

    I would very much appreciate any pointers to any useful reading material.

    Thanks!
     
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