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

Venue: Houston

Location: Houston, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 03, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 05, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 03, 2011
Early Registration Date: Oct 03, 2011
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Course Information:


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

Instructor(s): John Curry

John Curry earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin following undergraduate studies in mechancial engineering. He founded a major fabrication firm in 1966, and was its President, CEO, and senior designer until he sold the firm in 2003. He currently provides consulting services in pressure vessel design and fabrication to the energy industries. His varied experience as a vessel designer, metallurgist, and business owner makes his approach to the pressure vessel industry unique. John continues to be active in the Steel Plate Fabricators of America, and was Chairman of the Pressure Vessel Section in 2000-2001.

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Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1995 USD
Location Houston, TX
CEU: 2.4 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 24 Professional Development Hours

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time
1. Monday, October 03, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Tuesday, October 04, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
3. Wednesday, October 05, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM