Introduction to ASME Section VIII Division 1 Pressure Vessel Code - PEICE

Venue: Houston

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 14, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 16, 2011
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This three day course will introduce participants to the ASME Section VIII, Division 1 code for Unfired Pressure Vessels. It will provide an understanding of the background of the overall ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, it organization, and applicability. Basic design rules and formulas, materials, welding, fabrication, testing, certification and documentation will be discussed. An extensive look into pressure vessel metallurgy, steel development and manufacturing will be done. Videos of steel making, clad manufacturing, and pressure vessels in fabrication will be presented. Sample design problems and fabrication issues will be addressed.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.



Purpose of the ASME Code

History of the ASME Code

Organization of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code

Materials, Specifications and their Selection

General Design Criteria (Code Section UG)

Specific Design of Shells, Heads, and Openings

Construction Techniques

Heat Treatment

Non Destructive Testing

Hydrostatic Testing


The Authorized Inspection Agency and its Inspector

Welding Processes and their Application (Code Section UW)

Joint Efficiencies, Radiography

Fabrication Requirements (Code Section UCS)

Post Weld Heat Treatment

Low Temperature Operation

Forming Requirements

A look at Metallurgy, its history and development, Clad Steels

High Alloy Fabrication (Code Section UHA)

Vessel Design Exercises


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1995 USD
Early Bird Fee: $ 1,795.50 USD Enroll prior to Jan 28, 2011, nonrefundable
Location Houston, TX