Section 10 - Pipe Stress


Stress related technical and execution problems in the design of process plant piping are complex and must be addressed properly. There will be some Piping Designers, Stress Engineers and others who read this and say that they agree.  Others may say that they do not agree.

Contemporary commercial piping analysis programs deal differently with the problem of apparent lift-off of an operating pipe at a rod hanger or a one-way vertical support, such as a pipe on a support rack.