PVP

Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference

 

Prague, Czech Republic

Conference
July 15-20, 2018

Exhibition
July 16-18, 2018

Program - Track

 

Codes and Standards

  • Structural Integrity of Pressure Components
  • Fatigue and Ratcheting Issues in Pressure Vessel and Piping Design
  • Environmental Fatigue Issues (Joint with MF-8)
  • Interaction and Flaw Modeling for Multiple Flaws
  • Technical Harmonization and Emerging Code and Standards
  • API 579/ASME Code Fitness-for-Service Activities
  • Recent Developments in ASME Codes and Standards
  • Hydrogen Effects on Material Behavior for Structural Integrity Assessment
  • ASME Section XI Code Activities
  • Recent Developments in Japanese Codes and Standards
  • Recent Developments in Chinese Codes and Standards
  • Recent Developments in European Codes and Standards
  • High Temperature Codes and Standards
  • Repair, Replacement and Mitigation for Fitness-for-Service Rules
  • Probabilistic and Risk-informed Methods for Structural Integrity Assessment
  • Integrity Issues for Buried Pipe
  • Combination of Multi Loads in Design and Fitness-for-Service
  • Developments in HDPE and Non-metallic Pipe Codes and Standards
  • Integrity of Cast Stainless Steel Pipe
  • Use of Modern FEA methods for Code Assessment
  • Fatigue Monitoring and Related Assessment Methods
  • Master Curve Fracture Toughness and Other Small Specimen Mechanical Properties
  • Hydrogen Flakes Assessment in the RPV's
  • International Session for Fast Reactor Design and Construction
  • Integrity of Reactor Pressure Vessels and Internals for Codes
  • Development of Stress Intensity Factors for Codes
  • NDE Personnel Qualification
  • Technical Issues in Solar Thermal Power Plant Developments
  • Uncertainty Characterization in Probabilistic Assessments of Structural Integrity
  • Code Assessments of Beyond Design Basis Events
  • Fatigue Assessment and Management - A Probabilistic Perspective
  • Steam Generator Tube Integrity Assessments
  • Code Applications of Flaw Tolerance Methods
  • Aging Management of Dry Cass Storage Canisters
  • Student Paper Competition - MS/BS Category
  • Student Paper Competition - PhD Category
  • Master Curve Method Applications
  • Improvement of Flaw Characterization Rules in Fitness-for-Service Codes
  • Quality Assurance
  • Updates to the 2017 Edition of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Verification and Validation of Computational Modeling in Energy Systems
  • Reconciliation of Existing Pipe Support Systems to the Original Design
  • Very High Cycle Fatigue (VHCF) Applications
  • Advanced Seismic Evaluation and Code (Joint Session with SE)

Computer Technology and Bolted Joints

  • Design and Analysis of Bolted Flange Joints
  • Elevated Temperature Behavior of Bolted Flange Joints
  • Leak Tightness and Fugitive Emissions
  • Assembly of Bolted Joints
  • Design and Analysis of Packings and Valves
  • Special Application of Bolted Joints
  • Lesson learned from Bolted Flange Joint Failures
  • Threaded Fasteners/Joining of Multi Materials
  • New and Emerging Methods of Analysis and Applications
  • Innovative Applications of Commercial FEA Software
  • Nonlinear FEA and Computational Topics in Explicit FEA
  • Computational Applications in Fatigue, Fracture and Damage Mechanics
  • Probabilistic and Risk Based Assessment
  • Computational FEA for Limit Load, Elastic-Plastic Analysis and Creep
  • Software Forum (SF)
  • CTBJ Student Paper Competition

Design & Analysis

  • Design and Analysis of Pressure Vessel, Heat Exchangers, and Components
  • Design and Analysis of Piping and Components
  • Fatigue
  • Inelastic, Nonlinear, and Limit Load Analysis
  • Stress Classification and Design by Analysis Methodologies
  • Tutorial on CFD Analysis
  • Thermal Stresses and Elevated Temperature Design
  • Fitness for Service Evaluations
  • Piping and Equipment Dynamics and Dynamic Response Analysis
  • Design and Analysis of Bolted Joints
  • CFD in Design and Analysis
  • Fracture
  • BS/MS Student Paper Competition
  • Post Construction Issues
  • Evaluation and Countermeasure for Beyond Design Basis Events
  • Symposium on Coke Drum Life Cycle Management
  • Vessel Design Philosophy
  • Composite Materials and Structures
  • PhD Student Paper Competition
  • Special Considerations in the Design and Analysis of Supports, Restraints, and Welded Attachments
  • Design and Analysis of Fusion Reactors

Fluid-Structure Interaction

  • General FSI Applications and Transient Thermal Hydraulics
  • Symposium on Flow-Induced Vibration
  • FSI Student Paper Competition - PhD Category
  • 21st Int'l Symposium on Emerging Technologies: Engineering Applications
  • Structures Under Extreme Loading Conditions

High-Pressure Technology

  • Design, Analysis, and Life Prediction of High-Pressure Vessels and Equipment
  • Structures Under Extreme Loading Conditions
  • High Pressure Vessel Life Assessment Issues
  • Design and Analysis of High-Pressure Equipment for Industry
  • High Pressure Codes in China and other Countries and their Relationship to ASME Codes
  • Advanced materials for High Pressure Applications
  • Design and Analysis of High-Pressure Equipment for O&G Exploration and Production
  • NDE and Fitness-For-Service
  • BS/MS Student Papers
  • PhD Student Papers

Materials & Fabrication

  • Application of Fracture Mechanics in Failure Assessment
  • Materials For Hydrogen Service
  • Welding Residual Stress and Distortion Simulation and Measurement
  • European Programs In Structural Integrity
  • Fitness for Service and Failure Assessment
  • Materials and Technologies for Nuclear Power Plants
  • Code Fatigue Design Criteria and Environmental Effects
  • Development of Stress Intensity Factor Solutions
  • Mechanistic modelling of deformation and fracture
  • Integrity Issues in SCC and Corrosion Fatigue
  • Pipeline Integrity
  • Small-Scale Testing and Statistical Analysis of Mechanical Properties (Joint with CS-22)
  • Leak Before Break
  • Composite Systems for Pressure Vessels and Piping
  • Plastic and Composite Pipe
  • Probabilistic Assessment of Failure
  • Fatigue and Fracture of Welds and Heat Affected Zones
  • Creep and Creep-Fatigue Interaction
  • Uncertainty of material degradation data and failure models
  • Advanced manufacturing and material technology
  • Pressure vessel technology for renewable energy
  • Advanced sensor technologies for monitoring structural integrity of PVP systems
  • Emerging manufacturing and mitigation process simulation
  • Asian programs in structural integrity
  • Student paper session, MS Category
  • Student paper session, PhD Category
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Brittle fracture of carbon steel fittings, flanges, and piping
  • Multiple flaw interaction (Joint with CS)
  • In-service inspection
  • Materials & Fabrication
  • 3D crack growth simulation using FEA
  • Structural integrity for spent fuel canisters (Joint with OAC)
  • General Paper

Operations, Applications & Components

  • Safety, Reliability and Risk Management
  • Qualification and Testing
  • Monitoring, Diagnostics & Inspection
  • Storage and Transportation of Radioactive Materials
  • Pumps and Valves
  • Operations & Maintenance of Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Piping and Structures
  • Hazardous Materials Storage Handling and Transportation
  • Plant Life Extension: Aging & Life Management
  • Student Papers Ph.D.
  • Student Paper B.Sc. and M.Sc.

Seismic Engineering

  • Earthquake Resistance and Seismic Margin
  • Seismic Isolation
  • Damping and Vibration Control
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Seismic Damage Assessment and Health Monitoring
  • Seismic Analysis and Design of Piping Systems
  • Seismic Design Code and Standards
  • Seismic Evaluation of Systems, Structures and Components
  • Multi-Hazards and Margins
  • Rudy Scavuzzo Student Paper Symposium and Competition BS-MS
  • Rudy Scavuzzo Student Paper Symposium and Competition PhD
  • Advanced Seismic Evaluation and Code (Joint session with C&S)
  • Ratcheting Deformation of Materials and Piping

ASME Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnosis and Prognosis Division (NDPD)

  • Emerging NDE and Prognostic Techniques and Applications
  • NDE Techniques and Applications for Petrochemical and Power Plant Components
  • NDE Reliability - Modeling and Experimental Analysis