PIPING STRESS ANALYSIS

Topics Covered:

  • INTRODUCTION PIPE STRESS ANALYSIS
  • WHEN TO PERFORM STRESS ANALYSIS
  • ROLE OF THE STRESS ANALYST
  • PIPING CODE HISTORY
  • INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR STRESS ANALYSIS
  • IMPORTANCE OF PIPE STRESS ANALYSIS
  • STRESS ANALYSIS PROCEDURE
  • CRITICAL LINE LIST PREPARATION
  • CRITICAL P&ID PREPARATION
  • DISPLACEMENT CALCULATIONS
  • SUPPORTS
  • CAESAR II PIPING INPUT
  • ANALYSIS, AND COMPLIANCE TOPICS THROUGH AN EXAMPLE
  • CLASSIFICATION OF LOADS
  • STATIC AND ROTATING EQP.PIPING ANALYSIS
    • PIPE RACK LINES
    • API 610(CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS)
    • API 617(CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR)
    • API 661(AIR-COOLED HEAT EXCHANGERS)
    • WRC 107/297(VESSEL STRESS & NOZZLE LOADINGS)
    • NEMA SM23(TURBINES)
    • WIND, EARTHQUAKE CONSIDERATION
    • FLANGE LEAKAGE TEST
    • PSV AND FLARE LINES ANALYSIS
    • SURGE ANALYSIS
    • BURIED(UNDERGROUND) PIPING ANALYSIS
    • NON METALIC PIPING
  • SPRING AND EXPANSION DATA SHEET PREPARATION
  • DOCUMENTATION
  • CIVIL LOAD CONSIDERATIONS AND SPECIAL SUPPORTS