# vessel circular section single diametral staying member

ASME VIII - DIVISION 1
Mandatory appendix 13-13
see fig. 13-2(c)

ASME VIII div 1 chap 13-13
SA 240 TP304L < 100°F

b
t1
R
Lv
t3

25,4
10
197,2
350
6,4

enter 1 for inch or 25,4 for mm (using mm)
mm
shell thickness
mm
mm
shell (vessel) length
mm
plate thickness

P1
P2
Ratio
J1
c shell
c plate
I1

0,3
0,145
1,12685714
0,05965771
5
3,2
2116,66667

∆P = P1-P2
MPa
MPa
ratio of long to short side of plate element
check plate parameter table 13-13 c below

I3

554,871467 mm4

Design stress
S
E

(b) for the case of equal pressures
(1) Membrane stresses
Shell Section
Sm
5,9 MPa
Diametral Plate
Sm
(2) Bending stresses
Shell Section
Sb

0,0 MPa

0,6 MPa

6,6 MPa

mm
mm
mm4

115,1 MPa
1

(3) Total stresses
Shell Section
(S T ) A

(4)=(1)+(3)

165,9 MPa

64,3 MPa

(9) or (10)

0,0 MPa

Diametral Plate
ST

(5)=(2)
0%

166,0 MPa

3 bar

half thickness of shell
half thickness of plate
with b =1,0 in. (25,4mm) for vessel without
reinforcements and for vessels with stay plates
etc… note 2 p. 393
from ASME II part D; table 1A
weld coefficient

13-5: E = joint efficiency factor as required by UW-12 for all Category A
1
to any Category C or D butt joints. The joint efficiency factor is used as
note 1 from 13-5: ' Use E = 1.0 far Category C and D joints that are no
UW-12: E has N/A value for angle joint
13-1(d): N/A (d) In 13-18 special consideration is given to the calculation

13-4(b)

"Membrane stresses due to pressure and m

13-4(b)

"Membrane stresses due to pressure and m

weld = S.E =
115,1424419
144%
13-4(b)
13-4(b) "The joint efficiency factor E shall also be applied to
the allowable design stress for evaluation of the calculated
bending stress Sb at the location of the joint only. See 13l(d), 13-5 footnote 1, and 13-8(b)."
13-4(b)
primary membrane + bending stress allowable
1,5.S allowable =
172,7 MPa
37%

(11)=(6)+(8)

4%
Diametral Plate
Sm

0,155 MPa

See UW-9 Design of welded joints, (f) Welded Joints Subject to Bending Stresses :
corner joints with fillet welds shall not be used unless the plates forming the corner are
properly supported independently of such welds. See UW-18 FILLET WELDS
USE GREEN RESULTS
See Section 2 for fatigue considerations.
(c) for the case of unequal pressures in the compartiments, stresses are
as follows, where P is the maximum value of P1 or P2.
(1) Membrane stresses
Shell Section
Sm
(1)
5,9 MPa
(6)
primary membrane stress allowable
5%
S allowable = S
115,1 MPa
5%
Diametral Plate
Sm
(2)
0,0 MPa
(7)
primary membrane stress allowable
0%
S allowable = S
115,1 MPa
0%
(2) Bending stresses
Shell Section
Is this check mandatory?
(S b ) A
(3)
58,4 MPa
(8)
If yes, is correct to check against
1%
SE and not 1,5.SE?
Diametral plate
Lv =< 2R
Sb

(3) Total stresses
Shell Section
ST

16700 PSI

Use consistant units (mm, N/mm² = MPa) or (in., psi.) with help of parameter b.
fill in yellow cells only

(12)=(7)+(9) or (10)

primary membrane + bending stress allowable
1,5.S allowable =
172,7 MPa
96%

UG-23(e) ? Sps = 3.S

Any combination of membrane plus bending
compression stress induced by pressure an
loads, shall not exceed the following limits:
(I) for plate section of rectangular cross sec
times the allowable design stress SE;

(4)
N/A

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