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 Extract of the DT113 technical guide Seismic spectrum Stability study of the supports

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