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Suhel Saghir

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    Why gas containers are mostly cylindrical in shape?

    Liquids and gases The pressure on the perimeter of the tank is distributed equally and in the rubber objects takes a spherical shape such as the balloon. To reduce the area on the ground are made cylindrical. The weakest point is that the center of the cylinder is in a longitudinal line and is subject to tensile strength. To calculate the thickness of the cylinder suitable for the pressure of the gas inside it, we multiply the diameter of the cylinder by compressing the gas likely to exist and then divide the output on the tensile strength of the metal.For example: 30 cm x 200 bar = 6000 /7000 kg / cm = 8,57 mm .Thickness of metal .
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