BASICS OF PIPE STRESS ANALYSIS: A PRESENTATION-Part 2 of 2

BASICS OF PIPE STRESS ANALYSIS: A PRESENTATION-Part 2 of 2

Continue from Part 1 of this topic….. Basic Allowable Stress: Minimum of (As per ASME B 31.3) 1/3rd of Ultimate Tensile Strength (UTS) of Material at operating┬átemperature. 1/3rd of UTS of material at room temperature. 2/3rd of Yield Tensile Strength…

Piping insulation: Important Considerations for Piping Engineer

Piping insulation: Important Considerations for Piping Engineer

Why Insulation?: An insulation system serves three principal purposes: the significant reduction in heat transfer of thermal energy to and from the surface of the piping system (Heat Conservation). the prevention of moisture formation and collection on the surface of…

Rack Piping for a Piping Stress Engineer

Rack Piping for a Piping Stress Engineer

While designing a pipe rack, there are two main factors which a stress engineer should look into details. Those are: 1. Expansion loop design and placement and 2. Pipe rack loading. The following write up will list few of the…

Hot Sustained Stress (Lift-Off) Checking in Caesar II

Hot Sustained Stress (Lift-Off) Checking in Caesar II

Hot Sustained Stress Checking in Caesar II In Layman’s term Sustained means always present. So sustained stresses are the stresses which are present in the system throughout its operating cycle. Weight of piping system and Pressure inside the pipe are…

BASICS OF PIPE STRESS ANALYSIS: A PRESENTATION-Part 1 of 2

BASICS OF PIPE STRESS ANALYSIS: A PRESENTATION-Part 1 of 2

BASICS OF PIPE STRESS ANALYSIS: A PRESENTATION Contents Objectives of Pipe Stress Analysis Governing Codes and Standards Stresses in a Piping System Reducing Piping Stresses Basic Allowable Stress Loads on a Piping System Work Flow Diagram Stress Criticality & Analysis…