Strength Investigation on Butt Welded Polymer Tubes

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Year : 2024 | Volume :11 | Special Issue : 13 | Page : 74-84
By

    Ram Vishal Gandham

  1. Srikanth H.V

  2. Abhishek T.K.

  3. Mahendra K.

  4. Anirudh P.

  5. Rahul B.

  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India
  2. Associate Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India
  3. Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India
  4. Student, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India
  5. Student, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India
  6. Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine instances in which pipes and butt welds are subjected to
unintended stresses, resulting in fractures or full destruction. The behavior of radial force
(perpendicular to the OX axis) in two circumstances is seen, and we conclude which of the two
examples has more flaws. The two circumstances will be examined from an analytical, theoretical,
and experimental standpoint, leading to some key findings of this type of incident. The analytical
component involves a rigorous investigation of the structural design, material properties, and stress
distribution within the given contexts. This is complemented by a theoretical exploration, wherein
mathematical models and simulations are employed to predict the response of pipes and butt welds to
various stress scenarios. Experimental analyses are conducted to validate the theoretical predictions
and provide real-world insights into the behavior of these components under unexpected stress
conditions.

Keywords: Finite element, Polyethylene, Butt weld, Polymer tube, Welding, axial strength, compressive strength.

[This article belongs to Special Issue under section in Journal of Polymer and Composites(jopc)]

How to cite this article: Ram Vishal Gandham, Srikanth H.V, Abhishek T.K., Mahendra K., Anirudh P., Rahul B. Strength Investigation on Butt Welded Polymer Tubes jopc 2024; 11:74-84
How to cite this URL: Ram Vishal Gandham, Srikanth H.V, Abhishek T.K., Mahendra K., Anirudh P., Rahul B. Strength Investigation on Butt Welded Polymer Tubes jopc 2024 {cited 2024 Feb 29};11:74-84. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/jopc/article=2024/view=133898

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Special Issue Open Access Original Research
Volume 11
Special Issue 13
Received November 28, 2023
Accepted December 6, 2023
Published February 29, 2024