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    Pressure Vessel Design Manual (Butterworth Heinemann) (Hardback) By (author) Dennis R. Moss, By (author) Michael M. Basic

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    DescriptionPressure vessels are closed containers designed to hold gases or liquids at a pressure substantially different from the ambient pressure. They have a variety of applications in industry, including in oil refineries, nuclear reactors, vehicle airbrake reservoirs, and more. The pressure differential with such vessels is dangerous, and due to the risk of accident and fatality around their use, the design, manufacture, operation and inspection of pressure vessels is regulated by engineering authorities and guided by legal codes and standards. Pressure Vessel Design Manual is a solutions-focused guide to the many problems and technical challenges involved in the design of pressure vessels to match stringent standards and codes. It brings together otherwise scattered information and explanations into one easy-to-use resource to minimize research and take readers from problem to solution in the most direct manner possible. * Covers almost all problems that a working pressure vessel designer can expect to face, with 50+ step-by-step design procedures including a wealth of equations, explanations and data* Internationally recognized, widely referenced and trusted, with 20+ years of use in over 30 countries making it an accepted industry standard guide* Now revised with up-to-date ASME, ASCE and API regulatory code information, and dual unit coverage for increased ease of international use


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    Title
    Pressure Vessel Design Manual
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dennis R. Moss, By (author) Michael M. Basic
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 832
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 2,495 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780123870001
    ISBN 10: 0123870003
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.4
    BIC subject category V2: THFP
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009060, TEC020000, TEC009070
    BIC subject category V2: TD
    BISAC V2.8: TEC040000
    BIC subject category V2: TDPB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16890
    BISAC V2.8: TEC014000
    Abridged Dewey: 670
    BISAC V2.8: TEC047000
    DC22: 681.76041
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 681.76041
    LC classification: TA660.T34 M68 2013
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/APPRAS
    Thema V1.0: KNB, KND, TD, TBC, TGB, TGMF, THFP
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Publisher
    ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    Imprint name
    Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
    Publication date
    01 February 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Dennis Moss has more than 40 years' experience in the design, manufacture and inspection of pressure vessels. He is currently a Technical Director and Fellow for Fluor's Southern California office where he is the Section Supervisor of the Vessel Group. Michael Basic has nearly a decade of experience in the design of pressure vessels, storage tanks, and other related equipment. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of California and currently works for Fluor in southern California.
    Table of contents
    1. General Topics 2. General Design 3. Flange Design 4. Design of Vessel Supports 5. Vessel Internals 6. Special Designs 7. Local Loads 8. High Pressure Vessels 9. Related Equipment 10. Transportation & Erection 11. Materials & Testing Appendices