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Guidebook for the Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels, 4th Edition

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Title: Guidebook for the Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels, 4th Edition
Author: , James R. Farr
ISBN: 0791859525 / 9780791859520
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 344
Publisher: ASME
Year: 2010
Availability: 45-60 days
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This is a fully revised and updated fourth edition of a classic guidebook. It covers the current requirements of the ASME Section VIII-1 as well as the requirements of the newly published VIII-2 .Whether you are a beginning design engineer or an experienced engineering manager developing a mechanical integrity program, this updated volume gives you a thorough examination and review of the requirements applicable to the design, material requirements, fabrication details, inspection requirements effecting joint efficiencies, and testing of pressure vessels and their components.

Guidebook for Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels
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 both Sections VIII-1 and VIII-2.

Preface to Fourth Edition
Preface to First Edition
List of Figures
List of Tables

Chapter 1 : Background Information
Chapter 2 : Cylindrical Shell
Chapter 3 : Spherical Shells, Heads, and Transition Sections
Chapter 4 : Flat Plates, Covers, and Flanges
Chapter 5 : Openings
Chapter 6 : Design by Rules For Some Special Components in VIII-1 and VIII-2
Chapter 7 : Design of Heat Exchangers
Chapter 8 : Design by Analysis of Components in VIII-2

Appendix A : Guide to VIII-1 Requirements
Appendix B : Material Designation
Appendix C : Joint Efficiency Factors For Design of VIII-1 Vessels
Appendix D : Flange Calculation Sheets For VIII-1 Flanges
Appendix E : Units of Measurement and Conversion Factors
Appendix F : Some Design Items Prior to the 2007 Edition of VIII-2

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