What is the formula for the stresses in a spherical pressure vessel? Specifically, one that has a higher inside pressure than an outside pressure. I'd expect the material to be in tension, but I don't know how to calculate the magnitude.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Pressure vessels

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**