New Seismic Design Criteria of Piping Systems in High-Pressure Gas Facilities

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Makoto Inaba

Toyo Engineering Corporation, Technology Research and Development Center, 8-1 Akanehama 2-chome, Narashino-shi, Chiba, Japan

Masatoshi Ikeda

High-Pressure Gas Safety Institute of Japan, High-Pressure Gas Industry Division, 4-3-9 Toranomon, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan

Nobuyuki Shimizu

Iwaki Meisei University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 5-5-1 Chuoudai-iino, Iwaki-shi, Fukushima, Japan

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 126(1), 9-17 (Feb 26, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1638789 History: Received September 26, 2003; Revised October 13, 2003; Online February 26, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Plastic deformation of piping systems which absorbed large relative displacements—The Great Hyogoken-nanbu Earthquake (photo by Mr. Tanoue)
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Schematics of piping systems and dimensions of test models
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Engineering stress-strain curve of elbow material
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Results of large deformation tests and comparison with analytical results
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Transition of deformation of expansion-joint-included piping system
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Force-displacement curves and other displacement-dependent data




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