Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Burst test calculation help

  1. Mar 14, 2012 #1
    Not really a homework question, but it could be. Working on making a burst test chamber and need some calculations that says it is safe enough. Sorry for my poor english, it's not my first language.

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    The setup: First a brass fitting would be fitted inside a chamber, and then pressurize until burst. I would like to know how much stress the bursting object gives to the surface of the chamber.

    My current numbers:
    Fitting weight: 202grams.
    Pressure: 150bar (=15000kPa)
    Diameter inside the pressurehose: 15.23mm
    Length to nearest surface: 5cm
    Length to bottom of chamber: 15cm

    Do I/you need more numbers?

    How thick stainless steel plate will I need so the 202gram object pressurized at 150bar won't give dents?

    Thank you!

    2. Relevant equations

    P=F/A

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Not sure....
     
  2. jcsd
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted
Similar Discussions: Burst test calculation help
  1. Help in calculation (Replies: 3)

Loading...