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ASME BPV Code, Section VIII, Division 1: Construction of Pressure Vessels

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Monday,17 February 2020

  • Day One

    Module 1 - ASME and the B&PV Code

    • Introduction to ASME Code and Section VIII
    • The ASME "system"
    • Relation to the European regulation (PED)

    Module 2 - Introduction to Sect. VIII, Div. 1

    • Content and overview of Section VIII-1

    Module 3 - Materials

    • Materials Requirements
    • Material Identification and Traceability

    Module 4 - Design Principles

    • General Design Issues
    • Design Conditions
    • Allowable stresses
    • Introduction to stresses
    • Design for Cylindrical & Spherical Shells under External Pressure

Tuesday,18 February 2020

  • Day Two

    Module 5A: Design - Shells under Int. Pressure

    • Design of Formed Heads

    Module 5B: Design for Buckling

    • General Issues 47
    • Cylindrical Shells under Axial Compression
    • Design of Cylindrical Shells under External Pressure
    • Design of Ring Stiffeners
    • Design of Spherical Shells under External Pressure
    • Design of Conical Shells under External Pressure
    • Design of Formed Heads under External Pressure
    • Alternative Buckling Rules

    Module 5C: Design for Flat Heads

    • Design of Flat Heads and Covers

    Module 5D: Design for Openings

    • Openings and Reinforcement

    Module 6 - Fabrication

    • Fabrication Requirements

Wednesday,19 February 2020

  • Day Three

    Module 7 - Examination, Inspection, & Testing

    • Inspection and Tests
    • Marking and Reports
    • Overpressure Protection

    Module 8 - Welding Requirements

    • General Requirements
    • Design of Welded Joints
    • Fabrication
    • Examination & Inspection

    Module 9 - Material Class-specific Requirements

    • Parts of Subsection C
    • Requirements for Carbon and Low Alloy Steels
    • Requirements for High Alloy Steels
    • Code Appendices
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