Summary and Info
This is Volume 1 of the fully revised second edition. Organized to provide the technical professional with ready access to practical solutions, this revised, three-volume, 2,100 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 1 contains five parts: Power Boilers (Code Sections I and VII), Materials and Specifications (Code Section II), Rules for Construction of Nuclear Power Plant Components (Code Section III, Divisions 1, 2, and 3), Power Piping (B31.1 Code) and Process Piping (B31.3 Code), and Heating Boilers (Code Sections IV and VI)
More About the Author
Kamisetty Ramamohan Rao is a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington (UT Arlington).
Review and Comments
Rate the Book
Companion guide to the ASME boiler & pressure vessel code : criteria and commentary on select aspects of the boiler & pressure vessel and piping codes. Volume 1 0 out of 5 stars based on 0 ratings.