Project Description

Silos for ash,
Narva, Estonia

Bottom and fly ash silos in Narva bring back good memories. This was the first time when I used nonlinear FEA in silos design. It was a great experience altogether as it allowed me to use skills learned in PhD in “real life”.

So many interesting topics intersected in this project: thermal loads in silos, plastic stability and a 3 cone hopper with some funny plastic behavior.

All this led to a great design that I still fondly remember.

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