Pressure Vessels Field Manual
Common Operating Problems and Practical SolutionsBy
- Maurice Stewart
- Oran Lewis
The majority of the cost-savings for any oil production facility is the prevention of failure in the production equipment such as pressure vessels. Money lost through lost production far outweighs expenses associated with maintenance and proper operation. However, many new engineers lack the necessary skills to effectively find and troubleshoot operating problems while experienced engineers lack knowledge of the latest codes and standards. The fifth book in the Field Manual Series, the Pressure Vessel Operations Field Manual provides new and experienced engineers with the latest tools to alter, repair and re-rate pressure vessels using ASME, NBIC and API 510 codes and standards.
petroleum, chemical and mechanical engineers who are in petroleum production, refining and gas processing and plant operations, technical services, and project design; or with assignments involving heat exchanger sizing, specification, or operation.
Paperback, 498 Pages
Published: October 2012
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
- Chapter One: History and Organization of Codes
Chapter Two: Materials of Construction
Chapter Three: Materials Selection for Pressure Vessels
Chapter Four: Mechanical Design of Pressure Vessels
Chapter Five: Fabrication, Welding and In-Shop Inspection
Chapter Six: In-Service Inspection by Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)
Chapter Seven: Repair, Alteration and Re-Rating