Cleaning Requirements of Piping Systems: An article

New construction of piping systems requires some type of cleaning of debris or contaminants. Debris can be defined as substances such as dirt, grease, construction materials such as wood, wire, hard hats, tools, weld slag, rust and scale, and any…

Flare systems: Major thrust points for stress analysis

Flare systems: Major thrust points for stress analysis

Introduction: Flare system is a means of safe disposal of waste gases by burning them under controlled conditions. Flare piping generally comprises of PSVs outlet piping, sub header piping & main header piping. Design conditions considered for stress analysis are…

Common Non Ferrous Materials used in Process Piping Industry

Common Non Ferrous Materials used in Process Piping Industry

I had already published an article which relates to the most common ferrous materials used in piping industry. Click here to visit the page. In this article I will mention about the most frequently used non ferrous piping materials. Plastic…

Static Analysis of Slug flow: A Presentation for Beginners

Static Analysis of Slug flow: A Presentation for Beginners

The purpose of this article is to explain the static analysis of slug flow using Caesar II. This article will cover the following points in brief: Introduction Calculation of Slug Force Static Analysis Inputs Required Assumptions Case Study showing an…

Underground Piping Stress Analysis Procedure using Caesar II

Underground Piping Stress Analysis Procedure using Caesar II

Refer my earlier article on buried piping to get preliminary theoretical knowledge on stress analysis of underground piping. Click here to visit that article. In this article I will explain the steps followed for modelling and analysis the pipes in…

Modal Frequency checking Method (Modal Analysis) using Caesar II

Modal Frequency checking Method (Modal Analysis) using Caesar II

While performing stress analysis for process piping you might have come across the term two phase flow. The stress analysis basis or flexibility specification of most of the relevant organization informs the stress engineers to properly support these lines using…

A presentation on “Braced Connections”

A presentation on “Braced Connections”

Benefits of Structural Steel Some benefits associated with use of structural steel for owners are: Steel allows for reduced frame construction time and the ability to construct in all seasons Steel makes large spans and bay sizes possible, providing more…