Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code: v. 3

Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code: v. 3 : Criteria and Commentary on Select Aspects of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

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Organized to provide the technical professional with ready access to practical solutions, this revised, three-volume, 2,000-page second edition brings to life essential ASME codes with authoritative commentary, examples, explanatory text, tables, graphics, references, and annotated bibliographic notes. This new edition has been fully updated to the current 2004 Code, except where specifically noted in the text.Gaining insights from the 78 contributors with professional expertise in the full range of pressure vessel and piping technologies, you find answers to your questions concerning the twelve sections of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, as well as the B31.1 and B31.3 piping codes. In addition, you find useful examinations of special topics including rules for accreditation and certification; perspective on cyclic, impact, and dynamic loads; functionality and operability criteria; fluids; pipe vibration; stress intensification factors, stress indices, and flexibility factors; code design and evaluation for cyclic loading; and bolted-flange joints and connections.While increasing your proficiency in Code application, you broaden your perspective with high-level discussions of the codes' underlying rationale, current trends, and long-term issues for piping and pressure-technology professionals.
You prepare for the future with proactive analysis of security issues, computer methods and applications, and other topical concerns.Volume 3 presents three parts. The first, Current Issues of B&PV Codes & Standards, covers PWR reactor internals, PWR reactor vessel integrity, and PWR reactor vessel alloy 600 related issues. The second, International Codes & Standards Related to ASME B & PV Codes, discusses the codes of the European Union, Canada, France, Japan, and the United Kingdom. The third part explores other ongoing issues of public safety, including the new ASME Section XII Transport Tank Code and Pipeline Integrity.
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  • Hardback | 546 pages
  • 221 x 287 x 35.6mm | 1,587.59g
  • Fairfield, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0791802205
  • 9780791802205