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Factors to Be Considered for Selection and Design of Rupture Disc

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D. V. R. Murty, Y. Bhaskar Rao

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, AP, India

A. Chennakeshava Reddy

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India

Paper No. ICONE14-89634, pp. 625-630; 6 pages
  • 14th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering
  • Volume 1: Plant Operations, Maintenance and Life Cycle; Component Reliability and Materials Issues; Codes, Standards, Licensing and Regulatory Issues; Fuel Cycle and High Level Waste Management
  • Miami, Florida, USA, July 17–20, 2006
  • Conference Sponsors: Nuclear Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4242-8 | eISBN: 0-7918-3783-1
  • Copyright © 2006 by ASME


All over the world numerous fatalities and large property losses have taken place because of Industrial Explosions. In order to mitigate the losses of life and property due to overpressure rupture discs are used. Successful implementation would depend on many factors and one of the important factors is the selection and design of rupture discs. There are several factors that affect the disc performance. The present paper discusses the factors that effect the disc performance so that the right type of disc can be selected.

Copyright © 2006 by ASME
Topics: Design , Disks , Rupture



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