Description

This book explores a new, economically viable approach to pressure vessel design, included in the (harmonized) standard EN 13445 (for unfired pressure vessels) and based on linear as well as non-linear Finite Element analyses. It is intended as a supporting reference of this standard’s route, providing background information on the underlying principles, basic ideas, presuppositions, and new notions. Examples are included to familiarize readers with this approach, to highlight problems and solutions, advantages and disadvantages.

Key Features

* The only book with background information on the direct route in pressure vessel design. * Contains many worked examples, supporting figures and tables and a comprehensive glossary of terms.

Readership

Designers in industry and inspection bodies; researchers in pressure vessel design in industry and universities

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080461892
Print ISBN:
9780080449500

About the authors

Josef Zeman

Affiliations and Expertise

Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Franz Rauscher

Affiliations and Expertise

Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Sebastian Schindler

Affiliations and Expertise

Techn. Überwachungsverein, Austria