Pressure Vessel Design - ChE
Windows software for the design of pressure vessels in accordance with ASME Section VIII,
Division I, demo available.
of Pressure Vessels
An introduction from the Occupational Safety and Health Division, Ministry of Manpower,
Singapore, includes a list of inspection agencies.
The Carmagen Engineering
Technical articles with information and viewpoints on mechanical design topics relevant to
the hydrocarbon processing industry.
Commercial software for for the design of pressure vessel components according to ASME
Section VIII Division 1 including tubesheets and rectangular vessels, Windows 95/NT 4.0 or
Software for the design of pressure vessels per ASME VIII Division 1 and 2, Windows 95/NT
or later, demo available.
Guidelines for applying design-by-analysis procedures to typical pressure vessel
structures under a variety of loading conditions. Report prepared by European Union's
Joint Research Centre, Adobe pdf.
Historic Papers in Pressure
Several papers about various topics, Word doc or Adobe pdf files.
Detailed information about Nondestructive Testing (NDT) and its applications:
Introduction, Eddy Current Testing (EC), Magnetic Testing (MT), Penetrant Testing (PT),
Radiography (RT), and Ultrasonic Testing (UT).
Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC
The complete text with Annexes of the European Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) together
with guidelines for the application, harmonised standards, and list of notified bodies.
Section from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) Environmental, Safety, and
Health Manual about the test procedures that LLNL uses for their pressure vessels.
Vessel and System Design
Requirements for the design of pressure vessels and systems at Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratory. Useful reference.
Section IV, Chapter 3 of the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Technical Manual, provides technical information on pressure vessel types, cracking
experience, examination methods, and safety assessments.
Pressure Vessel Software
From Pressure Vessel Engineering Ltd., free MS Excel spreadsheets for ASME VIII Div 1
Commercial program for the design or analysis of tall towers and horizontal vessels
according to ASME Section VIII Division 1 and Division 2, and PD-5500 (British Code).
Includes modules for most vessel components, Windows 95/NT 4.0 or later.
Bulletins from the Welding Research Council and the Pressure Vessel Research Council
arranged by category.
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