Boiler and machinery protection through control of piping reactions


  • D. E. Hansen

    1. Piping Analysis Inc., 11815 Justice Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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    • D. E. Hansen is a mechanical engineer with graduate work in mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics, and physics. His company, Piping Analysis Incorporated, provides stress, flow, and dynamic analyses for piping systems, connected machinery, vessels, and related structures.


The effect of the three main classes of mechanical piping reactions (sustained, displacement, and dynamic), and the significant problems of accurate calculation, proper construction, operation, and maintenance.