Clinker Silo analysed with DIANA

GDC Partnership LTD requested to evaluate the suitability of the design for a post-tensioned clinker storage silo of the Ramliya Cement Plant for the Arabian Cement Company. The model was defined with solid elements in Midas Civil. A linear analysis was performed taking into account all operational loadings.

Clinker Silo analysed with DIANA

The model was transferred into a DIANA model that was used to calculate the bending moments and cross-section forces in the solid concrete elements of the silo cylinder.