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Pressure Relief Valves: ASME and API Code Simplified (McGraw-Hill Mechanical Engineering)

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ASME and API code requirements Design specifications and code calculations Manufacturing and pressure relief valves Sizing and selection of pressure relief valves and rupture disks Installation, operation, maintenance, inspection, and testing<P>Bolster your last line of defense against catastrophic equipment failure or even loss of life with the ASME and API code on pressure relief devices<P>Written by a seasoned inspector and educator with over thirty years of experience, this valuable resource addresses that recommended standards for the safe operations and the continued maintenance of pressure relief devices as specified by both ASME and API code. This handy reference clearly details proper sizing, selection, and installation of pressure relief devices to ensure adequate protection and reduce hazards. Readers will also find expert instruction on preventative maintenance procedures, methods for evaluating mechanical components, and accepted methods for cleaning, adjusting, and lubricating various components to ensure continued operation and speed performance. <P>The tools needed to: Properly size and select pressure relief devices as per ASME and API code Determine the flow requirements for process upsets, equipment failure, and fire Install pressure relief devices Understand relief valve and rupture disk documentation and inspection and testing requirements as per code Utilize relief valve skilling equations for vapors, steam, and liquids<P>Contents That Simplify and Clarify the ASME and API Code: <BR>Fundamentals, Materials, Design, Manufacturing, Safety Valves for Boilers, Pressure Relief Devices for Pressure Vessels, Pressure Relief Devices for Nuclear Systems, Pressure ReliefDevices for Transport Tanks, Pressure Relief Devices for Petroleum Industries, Installation, Operation, Maintenance, Repairs, Shop Testing, Terminology

Book News Annotation:

The author provides a guide to the technology of safety valves in pressurized equipment, the last line of defense against the risk of explosion. Incorporating the relevant codes published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Petroleum Institute, he covers the types, design, manufacturing, installation, operation, maintenance, inspection, repair, and shop testing of the range of types of pressure relief devices, including those used for power boilers, heating boilers, pressure vessels, nuclear systems, transport tanks, and the petroleum industries.
Annotation 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

The author provides a guide to the technology of safety valves in pressurized equipment, the last line of defense against the risk of explosion. Incorporating the relevant codes published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Petroleum Institute, he covers the types, design, manufacturing, installation, operation, maintenance, inspection, repair, and shop testing of the range of types of pressure relief devices, including those used for power boilers, heating boilers, pressure vessels, nuclear systems, transport tanks, and the petroleum industries. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Mohammad Malek, Ph.D., P.E., is an internationally recognized expert in boiler and pressure vessel technology. He is a professional engineer registered both in the United States and Canada. He has more than 30 years experience in design, construction, installation, operation, maintenance, inspection, and repair of boilers and pressure vessels. He has published numerous technical articles and authored chapters in a few books. Dr. Malek is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Safety Engineers, Association of Energy Engineers, Association for Facilities Engineers, International Facility Management Association, National Association of Power Engineers, Florida Engineering Society, and Society of Operations Engineers, UK. He is a speaker for ASME Code Section I-Power Boilers. Currently he is Chief Boiler Inspector for the State of Florida. Dr. Malek is an adjunct professor at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Tallahassee, Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071455374
Author:
Malek, Mohammad A.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Author:
Malek, Mohammad
Subject:
Engineering - Mechanical
Subject:
Pressure vessels
Subject:
Safety appliances.
Subject:
Mechanical
Subject:
Pressure vessels - Safety appliances
Subject:
Relief valves.
Subject:
Mechanical Engineering-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
McGraw-Hill Mechanical Engineering
Publication Date:
October 2005
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
475
Dimensions:
9.14x6.70x1.43 in. 1.74 lbs.

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