0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Parametric Instability in Metallic Bellows Subjected to Seismic Excitation

[+] Author Affiliations
Nobuyuki Kobayashi, Keisaku Kitada, Yoshiki Sugawara

Aoyama Gakuin University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan

Paper No. DETC2010-28157, pp. 1021-1028; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2010-28157
From:
  • ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 5: 22nd International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology; Special Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 15–18, 2010
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division and Computers in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4413-7 | eISBN: 978-0-7918-3881-5
  • Copyright © 2010 by ASME

abstract

This paper investigates the parametric instability of a metallic bellows filled with fluid and subjected to the variance of dynamic internal pressure due to an earthquake. The axial stiffness of the bellows varies due to the variation in internal static fluid pressure, and this stiffness variation induces a parametric instability in the bellows. A finite element model describing a bellows connected to a pipe is developed to examine the question of whether parametric instability is excited in such bellows by earthquake motion, which is not the harmonic vibration. Numerical simulations and experiments were carried out using the acceleration recorded by past recorded actual earthquakes. We find that indeed parametric instability may appear in the bellows when the natural frequency of the pipe is close to the predominant frequency component of the earthquake, though the earthquake motion is not harmonic.

Copyright © 2010 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In