Calculating the temperature distribution in horizontal vessel saddle supports
The heat-transfer theory of cooling fins is applied
In the process industries, with equipment operating at high
temperatures, it is often required to know the temperature
distribution in the horizontal-vessel saddles, and more
specifically, the temperature at the saddle base. Cases where
such a need may arise include:
Selecting the correct type of antifriction material
under a sliding saddle when high temperatures could be a
Where the supporting structure integrity could be
influenced by high temperatures transferred from the vessel
through the saddles
Selecting the correct material for the saddle
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