Thin cylindrical shells – calculator

Use the following calculator to determine the cylindrical shell thickness due to internal pressure.

This calculation is based on UG-27 of ASME Section VIII, Division 1.

When P < 0.385SE.

t=\frac{PR}{SE-0.6P}

When P < 1.25SE.

t=\frac{PR}{2SE+0.4P}

Min Shell Thickness (Cylindrical Pressure Vessel)

Inputs

Outputs

Sending