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MT-VELO 03-1

382302
LHCB-V-RPT-0001

MECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF THE LIFTING POINTS FOR THE VERTEX LOCATOR (VELO) STAND
J. Buskop, M. Doets, M. J. Kraan

Abstract
The purpose of the mechanical calculation is to investigate the stress and displacements in one of the lifting points of the VELO STAND occur by the weight of the VELO DETECTOR. These lifting points have to comply with the CERN SAFETY CODE [EDMS 335726]. The numerical analysis was done by the IDEAS finite element analysis software.

april 2003

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..... 6. Load ……………………………………... Introduction….2.. 6.. 3 3 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2 .... 5..…………… 3.1 Calculation………………….. Conclusions……………………….. 6.……. FEA model…………. Lifting Bar 5.... Lifting Point Stand 6. Material properties…………………..1 Calculation…………………. Geometry ………………….......…………… 2...3 FEA results ………………… 7. 4..CONTENTS 1...…..…….

2. The stand and the lifting rods are made out of AISI 304 stainless steel.600 kg.33 180 [MPa] 460 [MPa] 7.1. is approximately 2. These lifting points have to comply with the CERN SAFETY CODE [EDMS 335726]. The total mass of the detector. On the top corners of the stand are 4 removable lifting points which allow us to lift the complete detector into position. Material properties Material: Young’s modules: Poisons ratio: Yield Strength: Ultimate Strength: Density: AISI 304 210 [GPa] 0.85 [g/cm3] 3 . Introduction The VELO will be installes as a pre-assembly in cavern UX85 at point 8. Geometry Stand Lifting points 3. including the stand.

000 [N] /2 ) cos 19º * 2.000 N = 6.4 Weight 2 Detectors Weight Vacuum Vessel Weight Stand Weight mechanics Total weight VELO = 4.000 N = 6.000 N -----------------.000 N = 10.+ = 26.000 N Load(s): FLifting = (26.000 N 4 .4. Load Safety constrains: Load lifted by only two points (4 points available) Safety factor = 2.4 = 33.

5.1Calculation Lifting Force: Bending moment: Moment of inertia: Moment of resistance: Crossing surface rod: Deflection (max): Bending stress: Shear stress: Combined stress: (according Huber and Hencky) Flifting = 33.272 mm3 A = * d2 / 4 = 1963.000 Nmm I= * d4 / 64 = 306.6 N/mm2 v= 2 b + 3* 2 = 163 N/mm2 5 . Lifting Bar 5.5 mm2 fmax = (Mb * l2)/2 * E * I)=6.000 N Mb = F lifting * 60 [mm] = 1.980.796 mm4 Wb = * d3 /32 = 12.2 mm b = Mb / Wb = 161 N/mm2 = F lifting / A = 16.

d3 ) / 32 * d = 26.1 Calculation The most worse situation is taken to define stresses in the inner tube of the lifting point: Distributed load Q Lifting Force: Distributed load: Crossing surface tube: Flifting = 33.4 N/mm A = * d2 / 4 = 1. Lifting Point Stand 6.437.895 mm2 Wb = ( D4 .500 Nmm b Moment of resistance: Bending moment: Bending stress: Shear stress: mm3 = Mb / Wb = 128 N/mm2 A = 17.6.756 Mb = Q * l 2 / 12= 3.000 N Q = Flifting / 1250 = 26.4 N/mm2 2 2 = 131 N/mm2 = Flifting / Combined stress: (according Huber and Hencky) v= b + 3* 6 Drawing of the FEA model .

2mm) more than the free space (=4 mm) in between. Stress/Pressure [Mpa] 1) Because of the safety constrains.796 mm4 Deflection: f = 6. Force [N].2 FEA model Mesh type(s): Load(s): 3D Solid parabolic tetrahedron F1 = Flifting = 33.2 mm F2 = ( 3 * E * I * Type of Solution: Units: f ) / l3 = 1742 N Linear Statics Length [mm].4 = 2. so it will cause a force [F2] on the tube 7 .000 N F2 = reaction force from the lifting rod 1) Moment of inertia: I = * d4 / 64 = 306.6. this lifting rod will be deflecting (=6.2 .

3 FEA Results STRESS 8 .6.

DISPLACEMENT 6. A max displacement of 0. so still elastic. Conclusion Max Stress of 172 MPa1) is below the yield strength (180 MPa). 1) Not that for the load.38 mm is no problem. the safety factors are taken into account 9 .