The Structural Engineer's Corner

Eng. Onorio Francesco Salvatore

How to model the piping loads on the transverse beam of pipe racks

As seen in previous posts, a pipe rack is composed by transverse beam required to support the longitudinal piping. The piping arrangement can be very different from one project to another and specific Engineering judgment is required. The main problem discussed in this post is how to model the loads applied to the transverse beam. Let’s discuss […]

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