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DESIGN

DESIGN OFOF VESSELS


VESSELS OFOF NONCIRCULAR
NONCIRCULAR
CROSS
CROSS SECTION SECTION
Design shall comply with the applicable requirements
Design shall comply
of Subsection A except with
wherethe applicable
otherwise provided requirements
for in
of Subsection
this Appendix.A except where otherwise provided for in
this(a) Wall thicknesses of parts of vessels described herein
Appendix.
shall be determined by the appropriate formulas or
(a) Wall thicknesses of parts of vessels described herein
methods given in Subsection A and in this Appendix.
shall be determined
Since, in a rectangularby the appropriate
or obround formulas
vessel, the walls can or
methods giventhicknesses,
have different in Subsectionmany ofAtheand in thiscontained
formulas Appendix.
herein require solution by assuming a thickness,
Since, in a rectangular or obround vessel, the walls can
or thicknesses, and solving for stress which is then compared
have different
with thicknesses,
the allowable stress value.many of the formulas contained
herein require
(b) Design solution
according byAppendix
to this assuming a thickness,
is based on both
membrane and bending
or thicknesses, stresses.for
and solving Membrane stresses is
stress which duethen compared
to pressure and mechanical loads shall not exceed the design
withstress
the allowable stress value.
S, the value contained in the allowable stress
(b) Design
tables (seeaccording
UG-23). At thetoweld
thisjoint,
Appendix is based on both
these membrane
membrane and
stresses shall notbending
exceed anstresses. Membrane
allowable design stress SE,stresses due
where E is a joint efficiency factor [see 13-5, 13-18,
to pressure and mechanical loads shall not exceed the design
UW-12, and UG-23(c)]. The joint efficiency factor E shall
stress S, the value
also be applied to thecontained in the
allowable design allowable
stress stress
for evaluation
tables (see
of the UG-23).
calculated At stress
bending the weld joint,
Sb at the these
location of membrane
the joint only.99 See 13-1(d) and 13-8(b).
stresses shall not exceed an allowable design stress SE,
where E is a joint efficiency factor [see 13-5, 13-18,
UW-12, and UG-23(c)]. 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.99 See 13-1(d) and 13-8(b).