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Seismic study of industrial piping

Site of Vern-sur-Seiche, France (ANTARGAZ)

Seismic study in the context of the 04/10/2010 Ministerial Order regarding classified industrial plants. Expertise and diagnosis of the seismic behavior of 5 pipe lines connecting a gaz tank to a truck filling and unloading zone

• On site visit ;
• Review of the input data (drawings, calculation reports, seismic spectrum) and definition of the data, hypothesis and methodology for the achievement of the expertise work ;
• Seismic calculations carried out according to the recommended AFPS/UIC technical guides, in particular guide DT113 dealing with piping and taps ;
• Check of the resistance and stability of the pipe supports ;
• Conclusion and recommendation.

Aerial view of the site
Aerial view of the site
Extract of the DT113 technical guide
Extract of the DT113 technical guide
Seismic spectrum
Seismic spectrum
Stability study of the supports
Stability study of the supports