The Structural Engineer's Corner

Eng. Onorio Francesco Salvatore

Structural design of steel pipe racks


Pipe racks are structures used in the petrochemical, chemical and power plants industries. They are meant to support pipes, power cables and instrument cable trays. Sometimes, pipe racks support mechanical equipment, vessels and valve access platforms. Basically, they are a connection between equipment and storage or utility areas. The main structural components of the pipe […]

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