# pressure tank

## Problem 20 - Rotating Vessel

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## Solution to Problem 225 Biaxial Deformation

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## Solution to Problem 141 Pressure Vessel

**Problem 141**

The tank shown in Fig. P-141 is fabricated from 1/8-in steel plate. Calculate the maximum longitudinal and circumferential stress caused by an internal pressure of 125 psi.

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## Solution to Problem 138 Pressure Vessel

**Problem 138**

The strength of longitudinal joint in Fig. 1-17 is 33 kips/ft, whereas for the girth is 16 kips/ft. Calculate the maximum diameter of the cylinder tank if the internal pressure is 150 psi.

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## 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.

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## Solution to Problem 134 Pressure Vessel

**Problem 134**

The wall thickness of a 4-ft-diameter spherical tank is 5/16 inch. Calculate the allowable internal pressure if the stress is limited to 8000 psi.

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## Solution to Problem 133 Pressure Vessel

**Problem 133**

A cylindrical steel pressure vessel 400 mm in diameter with a wall thickness of 20 mm, is subjected to an internal pressure of 4.5 MN/m^{2}. (a) Calculate the tangential and longitudinal stresses in the steel. (b) To what value may the internal pressure be increased if the stress in the steel is limited to 120 MN/m^{2}? (c) If the internal pressure were increased until the vessel burst, sketch the type of fracture that would occur.

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## Thin-walled Pressure Vessels

A tank or pipe carrying a fluid or gas under a pressure is subjected to tensile forces, which resist bursting, developed across longitudinal and transverse sections.

**TANGENTIAL STRESS, σ _{t} (Circumferential Stress)**

Consider the tank shown being subjected to an internal pressure p. The length of the tank is L and the wall thickness is t. Isolating the right half of the tank:

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