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Are there any guidelines to determine susceptibility of a piping system to FIV failure?

FIV is predominant in liquid piping systems having high kinetic energy due to turbulent flow…
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What is the difference between AIV and FIV?

AIV stands for acoustic induced vibration and FIV stands for flow induced vibration. Following are…
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Does ASME B31.3 address vibration in piping design?

Section 301.5.4 of ASME B31.3 addresses the design of piping to eliminate the excessive and…
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What is meant by stress concentration in a piping system?

Nominal stresses are measured for regions of constant or gradual changing thicknesses. The stress distribution…
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What is the difference between time history analysis and spectral analysis of piping systems?

Both time history analysis and spectral analysis of piping systems refer to dynamic analysis of…
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What are the additional loads to consider for design of piping connected to reciprocating compressors?

Piping connected to reciprocating compressors are subjected to pressure pulsations. To prevent resonance, it is…
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What is meant by allowable stress of a piping system?

A piping system is subjected to several loads such as pressure, weight, loads due to…
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