Skip to Main Content
Skip Nav Destination

Guidebook for the Design of ASME Section VIII Pressure Vessels

By
James R. Farr
James R. Farr
Wadsworth, Ohio
Search for other works by this author on:
Maan H. Jawad
Maan H. Jawad
Camas, Washington
Search for other works by this author on:
ISBN:
9780791859520
No. of Pages:
344
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2010

Sections VIII-1 and VIII-2 contain rules for the design of spherical shells, heads and transition sections. Head configurations include spherical, hemispherical, torispherical, and ellipsoidal shapes. Transition sections include conical and toriconical shapes. The design rules for most of these shapes differ significantly in VIII-1 and VII-2. This difference is due to the design approach used in developing the equations for VIII-1 and VIII-2. In this chapter a brief description of the various kinds of heads is given.

This content is only available via PDF.
You do not currently have access to this chapter.
Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal