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Design of Oil Injection Quills for Hypercompressors Cylinders

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Guido Volterrani, Carmelo Maggi, Marco Manetti

GE Oil & Gas - Nuovo Pignone, Florence, Italy

Paper No. PVP2011-57034, pp. 3-9; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2011-57034
From:
  • ASME 2011 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Volume 5: High-Pressure Technology; Nondestructive Evaluation; Nuclear Engineering
  • Baltimore, Maryland, USA, July 17–21, 2011
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4455-7
  • Copyright © 2011 by ASME

abstract

Fatigue impacts the life of all components subject to alternating loads, including lube oil injection quills. These occurrences are more frequent if a defect (initial flaw) nucleates in the component due to corrosion, high stress, machining imperfections, etc. The design of components undergoing high fluctuating pressures needs advanced technologies, like autofrettage, and design methods, like FEM or fracture mechanics. This component can be identified as a cylinder with different outside diameters and notches deriving from the geometry variation and threaded connection. The inner diameter is the most stressed area and will require an adequate stress analysis. A sensitivity analysis of the autofrettage pressure can be performed to identify the most appropriate residual stresses on the inner diameter and to obtain a threshold defect larger than the minimum detectable. Fracture mechanics allows the analysis the propagation of an initial defect with materials having different properties and considering different autofrettage pressures. Finite Element Analysis is used to validate the residual stresses predicted by calculation for each autofrettage pressure. An optimized solution of the hypercompressor injection quill can be designed.

Copyright © 2011 by ASME
Topics: Design , Cylinders

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