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1st Edition

Pressure Vessel Design
Concepts and principles

Edited By

J Spence


A S Tooth

ISBN 9780419190806
Published January 28, 1994 by CRC Press
508 Pages

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Book Description

This book derives from a 3 day intensive course on Pressure Vessel Design given regularly in the UK and around the world since 1986. It is written by experts in their field and although the main thrust of the Course has been directed to BS5500, the treatment of the material is of a general nature thus providing insight into other national standards.

Table of Contents

Preface. List of contributors. Introduction. Background analysis and introduction to shell theory. Plastic design concepts. Design by rule and design by analysis. Local loads, suports and mounting. Nozzle design and branch connections. Design rules for dished ends. The design of externally pressured vessels with BS5500. Fatigue aspects of pressure vessel design. Tubesheet design. Flange design. Progress towards a european standard. Index.

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J Spence  FRS is the Richard Snell Professor of Physics and a Regents Professor at Arizona State University.