DESIGN OF SPHERICAL SHIPBORNE LNG CARGO TANKS

The paper deals with the analysis and design of the spherical Moss-Rosenberg-type cargo tanks being employed in the General Dynamics 125,000 cubic meter LNG ships. The discussion includes: Tank design requirements; Determination of dynamic forces; Determination of hull-tank interaction; Tank stress analysis; Tank stability analysis; Fracture mechanics analysis. An overview of methods of analysis and significant results is presented.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the San Diego Section Meeting of SNAME.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Glasfeld, R D
  • Publication Date: 1975-9

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 38 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131942
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1976 12:00AM