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The ASME Code Simplified: Power Boilers / Edition 2

The ASME Code Simplified: Power Boilers / Edition 2

by Dyer E. Carroll Jr., Dyer E. Carroll


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ASME Code for Power Boilers Simplified! Now there's a quick, easy way to make sense of one of the industry's most widely used regulatory documents: The ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. The ASME Code Simplified: Power Boilers, by Dyer D. Carroll and Dyer E. Carroll, Jr., clarifies every aspect of Section 1 of the Code plus its latest updates. You get dozens of real-world examples that help you apply the Code to the design, fabrication, repair, inspection and testing of all types of power boilers. Much more than just a Code ''decoder,'' it packs easy-to-follow procedures for obtaining ''S'' and ''R'' stamps plus scores of sample problems, questions and answers that help you prepare for the National Boiler and Pressure Vessel Board as well as ''A'' and ''B'' endorsement exams. You get instant access to the latest requirements for: Cylindrical components under both internal and external pressure; Formed heads; Braced and stayed surfaces; Reinforced openings in heads and shells; Appurtenances and appliances; Much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070116368
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/1996
Edition description: List
Pages: 265
Sales rank: 1,014,129
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dyer E. Carroll is founder and president of Carroll Engineers, Inc., a consulting firm based in Andover, Massacusetts that soecializes in nondestructive testing, boiler and pressure vessel design, and forensic engineering. He also is a professor in the Fire Technology Program at Massachusetts Bay Community College and teaches the Engineering Inspectors' Training Program for the Lloyds Register Shipping Insurance Company. A Registered Professional Engineer and Licensed First Class Stationary Engineer in Massachusetts, Mr. Carroll holds commissions from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors in seven states. Dyer E. Carroll, Jr. is vice president and radiation safety officer of Carroll Engineers, Inc. He holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University and has extensive experience as a consulting and forensic engineer.

Table of Contents

Development of Boilers, Materials and Codes.

Cylindrical Parts Subjected to Internal Pressure.Heads.

Cylindrical Parts Subject to External Pressure.

Stays, Staybolts, and Stayed Surfaces.

Reinforced Openings in Heads and Shells.

Miscellaneous Problems.


Maxima, Minima, Et Cetera.

Obtaining S and R Stamps.
A: Table of Pipe Sizes.
B: Table of Boiler Tubes.
C: Excerpt from Steam Tables.
D: Table of Units and Conversions to SI Units.
E:Study Guide for National Board and A Endorsement Examinations.

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