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Stress Analysis Criteria:
This stress analysis criteria establishes the procedure, lists critical lines and piping stress/design liaison flow sheet to be followed.

Lines to be analyzed:

  • all lines attached to pumps, compressors, turbines and other rotating equipment
  • all lines attached to reciprocating compressors
  • all pressure relief valve piping
  • all category m piping
  • all lines on racks (with discretion)
  • all lines which the piping designer is uncomfortable with
  • all vacuum lines
  • all jacketed piping
  • all tie-ins to existing piping
  • all non metallic piping
  • all steam out, decoking and regeneration lines
  • all lines 16” and larger
  • all lines 6” and larger over 500 F
  • all lines over 750 F
  • all lines specifically requested by the stress department.
  • all lines specifically requested by the client.

The above list is actually very conservative and discretion is required in applying these rules to ensure economical approach to piping analysis.

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