Guidebook for the Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels. Third Edition

Guidebook for the Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels. Third Edition

Guidebook for the Design of ASME section VIII Pressure Vessels. Third Edition. James R. Fan and Maan H. Jatvad. ASME Press, Three Park Ave., New York, NY 10016-5990. 2006. 312 pages. ASME members, $64; list, $80. ISBN 0-7918-0239-6.

This book is useful whether you are a beginning design engineer or an experienced engineering manager developing a mechanical integrity program. This updated volume provides an examination and review of the requirements applicable to the design, materials selection, fabrication, inspection, and testing of pressure vessels and their components. The authors review 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 book illustrate the application of various equations given in section VIII.

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