Finite Element Modeling of Nurse Tanks (develop a model to predict failure)

This research uses data collection, inspection and finite element modeling to analyze the fatigue life of a nurse tank under normal operations to determine if requirements dictated by the HMR adequately mitigate risk.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157770


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $1050000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    Volpe Transportation Center

    Cambridge, MA  United States  2142
  • Project Managers:

    Boyle, Rick

  • Start Date: 20191201
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220327
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Hazmat Safety
  • Subprogram: Packaging Integrity

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01864861
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2022 4:26PM