Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining

Dholakia, M.

L&T-Chiyoda Ltd., Vadodara, Gujarat, India

Causes and mitigation of thermal bowing in process piping design

L&T-Chiyoda Ltd.: Darji, P.  |  Dholakia, M.  |  Chaube, N.

The authors encountered pipe thermal bowing problems in recently executed projects. These practical problems are discussed in three case studies, after a brief description of the thermal bowing concept and common reasons for the occurrence of this phenomenon.

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