|Problem # p001b|
How many bolts are needed to secure the flat endplate against the inside pressure and compress the gasket between flange and endplate by force of 1 MN ?
Diameter of bolts : d = 20 mm |
Max. axial stress in bolts : = 100 MPa
Inside diameter of pipe : D = 400 mm
Pressure inside pipe : p = 3.0 MPa