Pressure Vessel Design Manual / Edition 3

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Overview

This fully updated second edition covers every major aspect of pressure vessel design and provides up-to-date specifications given in ASME, ASCE, UBC, and AISC codes. The well-respected manual offers page after page of fully illustrated, step-by-step procedures. Many of the 45 design procedures have been updated and expanded to incorporate the broadest range of design cases, provide the maximum flexibility, supply more detail, and handle a greater variety of problems. These easy-to-follow procedures have been developed and proven using actual design problems. This easy-to-use reference helps designers and engineers solve virtually every design problem pressure vessel engineers encounter.

Audience: Mechanical Engineers with the following titles: Reliability Engineer, Fixed Equipment Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Piping Engineer, Plant Engineer, Commissioning Engineer.

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A comprehensive reference for designers and engineers, covering all major aspects of design and providing the current specifications in the ASME, ASCE, UBC, and AISC codes. Covers stresses in pressure vessels, general design, designing vessel supports, special design, local loads, and related equipment. The 45 design procedures have been revised from the 1987 edition to incorporate a broader range of specific cases, provide more flexibility, supply more detail, and handle a greater variety of problems. A battery of appendices offers such information as properties of head, nomenclature, and a material selections guide. The price is $115.00 until 7.31.98. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750677400
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 1/1/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 499
  • Product dimensions: 1.03 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 11.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dennis Moss has more than 40 years' experience in the design, manufacture and inspection of pressure vessels. He is currently a Technical Director and Fellow for Fluor's Southern California office where he is the Section Supervisor of the Vessel Group.

Michael Basic has nearly a decade of experience in the design of pressure vessels, storage tanks, and other related equipment. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of California and currently works for Fluor in southern California.

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Easy-to-use reference providing a step-by-step approach that includes visual aids for easy understanding.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Stresses in Pressure Vessels 1
Ch. 2 General Design 15
Ch. 3 Design of Vessel Supports 109
Ch. 4 Special Designs 203
Ch. 5 Local Loads 255
Ch. 6 Related Equipment 291
Ch. 7 Transportation and Erection of Pressure Vessels 365
Appendices 443
Index 489
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