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Power Piping

C. Becht
C. Becht
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The wall thickness of pipe is nearly always selected based on the thickness required for internal pressure and allowances. The piping is then supported sufficiently such that the longitudinal stress (this is the stress in the axial direction of the pipe) is within Code limits and deflection is within acceptable limits.

7.1 Primary Longitudinal Stresses
7.2 Sustained Longitudinal Stress
7.3 Limits of Calculated Stress from Occasional Loads
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