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Example calculation

Cylindrical shells under external pressure

according to 2015 ASME BPVC Section VIII Division 1 Parts UG-28/UG-29

Attention!
This calculation is only a simplified estimation, and does not replace a detailed design calculation.

Input data

  Design temperature    °C
  Required external pressure    bar
  Shell outside diameter    mm
  Shell thickness    mm
  Support lines distance    mm
  Stiffening ring height    mm
  Stiffening ring thickness    mm
 
 
 
Shell material
 
Spec.
No.
Type/
Grade
Class/
Cond.
UNS
No.
Nominal
Comp.
Product
Form
           
  Stiffening ring material  
 
 
 

Results

  Maximum external pressure   bar
  Minimum shell thickness   mm    (at the specified supports distance)
  Maximum supports distance   mm    (at the specified shell thickness)
  Minimum ring height   mm    (at the specified stiffening ring thickness)
    mm    ()

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