Guidebook for the Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels

Guidebook for the Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels

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Whether you are a beginning design engineer or an experienced engineering manager developing a mechanical integrity program, this updated second edition gives you a thorough examination and review of the requirements applicable to the design, materials selection, fabrication, inspection, and testing of pressure vessels and their components. Guidebook for Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels, Second Edition, provides you with a review of the background issues, reference materials, technology, and techniques necessary for the safe, reliable, cost-efficient function of pressure vessels in the petrochemical, paper, power, and other industries. Solved examples throughout the volume illustrate the application of various equations given in Section VIII.
Contents include: * Background Information * Allowable Stresses * Butt Joint Efficiency Factors * Brittle Fracture Considerations * Fatigue Requirements * Pressure Testing of Vessels and Components * Cylindrical Shells * Tensile Forces * Axial Compression * External Pressure * Cylindrical Shell Equations, VIII-2 * Miscellaneous Shells * Heads and Transition Sections * Spherical Shells and Hemispherical Heads, VIII-1 * Spherical Shells and Hemispherical Heads, VIII-2 * Ellipsoidal Heads, VIII-1 * Torispherical Heads, VIII-1 * Ellipsoidal and Torispherical Heads, VIII-2 * Conical Sections, VIII-1 * Conical Sections, VIII-2 * Flat Plates, Covers, and Flanges * Integral Flat Plates and Covers * Bolted Flat Plates, Covers, and Flanges * Flat Plates and Covers with Bolting * Openings in Flat Plates and Covers * Bolted Flange Connections with Ring-Type Gaskets * Spherically Dished Covers * Openings * Code Bases for Acceptability of Opening Terms and Definitions * Reinforced Openings- General Requirements * Reinforced Opening Rules, VIII-1 * Reinforced Opening Rules, VIII-2 * Special Components, VIII-1 * Braced and Stayed Construction * Jacketed Vessels * Half-Pipe Jackets * Vessels of Noncircular Cross Section * Design of Heat Exchangers * Tubesheet Design in U-Tube Exchangers * Fixed Tubesheets * Expansion Joints * Analysis of Components * Stress Categories * Stress Concentration * Combinations of Stresses * Fatigue Evaluation References * Appendices: Guide to VIII-1 Requirements; Material Designation * Joint Efficiency Factors; Flange Calculation Sheets; Conversion Factors.
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  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 218.4 x 284.5 x 22.9mm | 997.91g
  • Fairfield, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0791801721
  • 9780791801727

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