Solution to Problem 135 Pressure Vessel

Problem 135
Calculate the minimum wall thickness for a cylindrical vessel that is to carry a gas at a pressure of 1400 psi. The diameter of the vessel is 2 ft, and the stress is limited to 12 ksi.

Solution 135

Rajesh Kumar Mishra
Rajesh Kumar Mishra's picture

why should we multiply by 12 in diameter

Lyks Quillosa
Lyks Quillosa's picture

For us to get the thickness, We must convert the ft to inch. (1ft=12inch). Because the unit of the pressure is pounds per square inch.

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