Span Limits for Elevated Temperature Piping

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Charles Becht, Yaofeng Chen

Becht Engineering Company, 22 Church Street, Liberty Corner, NJ 07938

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 122(2), 121-124 (Oct 11, 1999) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.556161 History: Received August 20, 1997; Revised October 11, 1999
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Finnie, I., and Heller, W. R., 1959, Creep of Engineering Materials, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY.
Swindeman, R. W., 1995, “Compilation of Materials Data Base for Very High Temperature,” PVRC 94-07, 1/18/95 draft report.
Swindeman, R. W., 1996, personal communication with Dr. Swindeman; additional plots from reference database.


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Creep deflection of simply supported beam at 1000 h versus span (1500°F)
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Creep deflection versus span length at 1000 h for different restraint conditions (1600°F)
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Comparison of creep and elastic deflection of beams at 100,000 h versus span length for pinned and fixed restraint (1500°F)



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