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Darji, P.

L&T-Chiyoda Ltd., Vadodara, India

Pradeep P. Darji is a Group Leader for the piping stress group at L&T- Chiyoda Ltd. India. He holds an MS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pune. Mr. Darji has more than 18 yr of experience in piping stress analysis and piping troubleshooting for refineries and petrochemical plants.

Calculate temperature at the bottom of pipe supports and heat loss rate

L&T-Chiyoda Ltd.: Pandey, A. K.  |  Modi, A.  |  Darji, P.  |  Sharma, S.

Pipes transporting hot media are insulated to reduce heat loss and maintain the required process conditions.

Causes and mitigation of thermal bowing in process piping design

L&T-Chiyoda Ltd.: Darji, P.  |  Dholakia, M.  |  Chaube, N.

The authors encountered pipe thermal bowing problems in recently executed projects. These practical problems are discussed in three case studies, after a brief description of the thermal bowing concept and common reasons for the occurrence of this phenomenon.

Calculate thermal growth of a fractionation tower for piping engineering

L&T-Chiyoda Ltd.: Darji, P.  |  Chaube, N.  |  Dave, N.

The fractionation tower/column is common processing equipment in the petroleum refinery and chemical industry.

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