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Pressure Vessel Wall Thickness with Internal Pressure Applied Calculator

Pressure Vessels Design and Engineering

This calculator determines the thickness of a circumferential shell with an internal pressure applied: Typical applications are propane tanks, compressed air storage tanks etc.

The "Joint Efficiency" reflects your confidence in the welded seam areas of the as-manufactured pressure vessel.

Thickness of Circumferential Shells Under Internal Pressure

Thickness of Circumferential Shells Under Internal Pressure:

Design Variables:

(P) = Design Pressure (internal) (psi) =

(R) = Inside radius of shell under consideration (in.) =

(S) = Max. Allowable Stress Material (psi) =

(E) Joint Efficiency (80% = .80) =

Result:
Minimum required wall thickness of shell (inches) =
 

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