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PRESSURE VESSEL AND PIPING CODES

Design Criteria for Boilers and Pressure Vessels in the U.S.A.

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Martin D. Bernstein

Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation, Perryville, NJ 08809

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 110(4), 430-443 (Nov 01, 1988) (14 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3265626 History: Received July 25, 1988; Online November 05, 2009

Abstract

Preface. Code criteria defined. Evolution of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. How the Code operates today. Design by rule. Evolution of design by analysis. Types of stress and their significance. Failure modes. Strength theories. Design loads. New or unusual designs. Code Cases. Interpretations. Stress limits for design by rule and design by analysis. Elevated temperature design. Recent developments. A glimpse at the future. References.

Copyright © 1988 by ASME
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