Design and Analysis of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Components in the Creep Range

Design and Analysis of ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Components in the Creep Range

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By Maan H. Jawad and Robert I. Jetter
Many structures operate at elevated temperatures where creep and rupture are a design consideration, such as refinery and chemical plant equipment, components in power-generation units, and engine parts. At higher temperatures the material tends to undergo gradual increase in dimensions with time, which could eventually lead to rupture. Thus, the design of such components must take into consideration the creep and rupture of the material.

In this book, a brief introduction to the general principles of design at elevated temperatures is given with extensive references cited for further in-depth understanding of the subject. A key feature of the proposed book is the use of examples to illustrate the practical application of the design and analysis methods presented.

For practicing design engineers in the power and process industries, particularly those in involved with pressure equipment, nuclear structures, petrochemical equipment, and their supervisors.

  • Publisher: ASME
  • Publish Date: 2009
  • Pages: 240
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9780791802847

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PREFACE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT NOTATIONS ABBREVIATIONS FOR ORGANIZATIONS CHAPTER 1: BASIC CONCEPTS 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Creep in Metals; 1.3 Allowable Stress; 1.4 Creep Properties; 1.5 Required Pressure Retaining Wall Thickness; 1.6 Effects of Structural Discontinuities and Cyclic Loading; 1.7 Buckling and Instability. CHAPTER 2: AXIALLY LOADED MEMBERS 2.1 Introduction: 2.2 Design of Structural Components Using ASME Sections I and VIII-1 as a Guide: 2.3 Design of Structural Components Using ASME Section NH as a Guide — Creep Life and Deformation Limits; 2.4 Reference Stress Method. CHAPTER 3: MEMBERS IN BENDING 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Bending of Beams; 3.3 Shape Factors; 3.4 Deflection of Beams; 3.5 Piping Analysis — ANSI 31.1 and 31.3; 3.6 Stress Analysis; 3.7 Reference Stress Method; 3.8 Circular Plates. CHAPTER 4: ANALYSIS OF ASME PRESSURE VESSEL COMPONENTS: LOAD-CONTROLLED LIMITS 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Design Thickness; 4.3 Stress Categories; 4.4 Equivalent Stress Limits for Design and Operating Conditions; 4.5 Load-Controlled Limits for Components Operating in the Creep Range; 4.6 Reference Stress Method; 4.7 The Omega Method. CHAPTER 5: ANALYSIS OF COMPONENTS: STRAIN- AND DEFORMATION-CONTROLLED LIMITS 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Strain- and Deformation-Controlled Limits; 5.3 Elastic Analysis; 5.4 Simplified Inelastic Analysis; 5.5 Inelastic Analysis. CHAPTER 6: CREEP-FATIGUE ANALYSIS 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Creep-Fatigue Evaluation Using Elastic Analysis; 6.3 Welded Components; 6.4 Variable Cyclic Loads; 6.5 ASME Code Procedures; 6.6 Equivalent Stress Range Determination; 6.7 Inelastic Analysis. CHAPTER 7 MEMBERS IN COMPRESSION 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Design of Columns; 7.3 ASME Design Criteria for Cylindrical Shells under Compression; 7.4 ASME Design Criteria for Spherical Shells under Compression. APPENDIX A: Background of the Bree Diagram APPENDIX B: Conversion Factors REFERENCES INDEX

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