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Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Volume 2, Fourth Edition

K. R. Rao
K. R. Rao
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In 1998, the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Standards Committee authorized a project to rewrite the Section VIII, Division 2 pressure vessel code. This decision was made shortly after the design margin on specified minimum tensile strength was lowered from 4.0 to 3.5 in Section I and Section VIII, Division 1. ASME saw the need to update Section VIII, Division 2 to incorporate the latest technologies and to be more competitive. In lieu of revising the existing standard, the decision was made to perform a clean sheet rewrite. By doing so it was felt that not only could the standard...

22.1 Introduction
22.2 Organization of VIII—22
22.3 Part 1 — General Requirements
22.4 Part 2 — Responsibilities and Duties
22.5 Part 3 — Materials Requirements
22.6 Part 4 — Design-By-Rule
22.7 Part 5 — Design-By-Analysis
22.8 Part 6 — Fabrication Requirements
22.9 Part 7 — Inspection and Examination Requirements
22.10 Part 8 — Pressure Testing Requirements
22.11 Part 9 — Pressure Vessel Overpressure Protection
22.12 References
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