What is Hoop Stress in Steam Boilers?? - Steam Culture

Boilers are under a lot of pressure when generating steam! When civilization was first figuring out how to harness steam there were many accidence due to the unknown. Today Brent talks about one of the stresses that a boiler undergoes when generating steam!

Hoop stress is something that needed to be understood before boilers could be made safely. Thanks to the guy we met last week, William fairbairn, he developed the idea of hoopstress and how they could build better boilers. Watch the video to learn more about hoop stress and how it works.

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William Fairbairn
Hoop Stress
Steam Generation
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