Summary of ASME BPVC Section VIII Div 1 (Part 3)

In Part-2 of this article, the Subsection A was covered from UG-17 up to UG-35 Design and to read the Part-2 of this article please click here. This article will deal with the general requirements preceding from UG-36 onwards. Also note that the design calculation won’t be dealt within details and the readers are advised to refer the code for their specific type of vessel design. To read the Interpretations….

What is a Valve (Part – 1)

Introduction: Valves are mechanical devices, specifically designed to direct, start, stop, mix, or regulate the flow, pressure and temperature of process fluid. The need of Valve came after piping or plumbing. Plumbing dates back thousands of years in the civilization of human across globe. Valves can be found just about anywhere today, in our homes, under the street, in commercial buildings and in thousands of places within industrial and infrastructure….

Summary of ASME BPVC Section VIII Div 1 (Part 2)

In Part-1 of this article we had discussed about what ASME SEC VIII DIV I deals, code cases, scope, its use and body of the code. The Subsection A was covered up to UG-16 (Design) and to read the Part-1 of this article please click here. This article i.e part – 2 will deal with the general requirements preceding from UG-17 onwards. Please note that the design calculations won’t be….

How To Make Weld Map, Shop Weld Plan, WPS, PQR & WPQ for A Static Pressure Vessel (Part-1)

Scope: This article will deal with step by step guide for preparation of Weld Map, Shop Weld Plan, WPS, PQR & WPQ as per ASME SEC IX for a Static Pressure Vessel designed in accordance with ASME SEC VIII DIV I for non-lethal Service. The Reader must be wondering from where this requirement of Weld Map and Weld Plan arises which is very common thinking when one (Welding Engineer) is….

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