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



why is the diameter (2ft) being multiplied with 12?

Jhun Vert's picture

The multiplication of 12 is conversion from feet to inches.