Supplementary Material 7.9

Chapter 7 – Assumptions and Uncertainties


Surge Analysis and the Wave Plan Method

Supplementary Material: Example Problems and Solutions

Chapter 7 – Problem 7.9

7.9 Describe the three main pressure ratings (working pressure, test pressure and burst pressure) associated with pipelines. Compute the working pressure and burst pressure as well as the available factor of safety for a 3000 mm diameter mild steel pipeline fabricated in a factory with highest quality control protocols using (a) 16 mm thickness plate and (b) 18 mm thickness plate.

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