Some changes made to the latest edition of the standard include. December 31, 2008 the next edition of this code is scheduled for publication in 2010. This training course further provides an introduction to the different parts of the asme b31. Fully updated for the 2008 edition of the asme b31. The book is timely, well organized and i found it very easy to use. The code is applicable to all types of fluids transferred in processing plants, such as raw, intermediate, and finished chemicals, petroleum products, gas. Guide users are responsible for compliance with all aspects of the applicable code. The author is a longserving member, and present chairman, of the asme b31. The most significant change that was made to the 2010 edition of asme b31.
The code is used for piping typically found in petroleum refineries. Inspection, examination and testing becht engineering company, inc. It offers detailed insight of code requirements pertaining to design of piping components, branch connections, selection of. This paper discusses the prescribed requirements contained within the asme b31. Charles becht provides an organized and detailed insight into the requirements of process piping design and engineering. This code will become effective 6 months after the date of issuance. The fileopen plugin works with adobe reader and other viewers. Join our community just now to flow with the file asme b31. A piping system is a set of pipes and other components valves, elbows, etc.
Oct 02, 2017 the most significant change that was made to the 2010 edition of asme b31. This chapter is based on the 2006 edition of asme b31. This code has the broadest scope of application of any b31 code for pressure piping. Fabrication and installation 41 flange joint target torque for 50 ksi 345 mpa bolt stress. Ihs markit is your source for power and process piping standards. Stresses due to shear and axial loads are generally not significant. For thermal stresses, only moment and torsion are typically included. Contains requirements for piping typically found in petroleum refineries. The effect of components such as elbows and tees on piping flexibility and stress is considered by inclusion of flexibility factors and stress intensification factors. Becht clears up the confusion in a well written tome.
In order to read a secure pdf, you will need to install the fileopen plugin on your computer. Fabrication and installation becht engineering company, inc. Welders are required to use an approved procedure in. Lanl engineering standards manual pd342 chapter 17 pressure safety section d20 b31. Chapter 17, also authored by charles becht, iv, covers process piping, the asme b31. Text was added to general statements in chapter 1, scope and definitions, to note that the owner of a piping installation can designate a representative to carry out selected. Becht explains the principal intentions of the code, covering the content of each of the codes chapters. Buy any of the asme b31 series standards, including asme b31. Process piping is the piping that convey fluids under pressure or vacuum within the limits of a petroleum refinery, chemical plant, gas processing plant, pharmaceutical, textile, paper, semiconductor and cryogenic plants and related processing plants and terminals. It provides the most complete coverage of the code that is available today and is packed with additional. Pdf this paper discusses the prescribed requirements contained within the asme b31. The american society of mechanical engineers asme b31. This intensive fiveday course is designed to give the participants a thorough understanding of process piping code, asme b31. Book inserts cover special topics such as calculation of refractory lined pipe wall temperature, spring design, design for.146 347 957 1083 628 1334 1557 1229 566 1176 668 652 1243 1423 621 168 896 936 919 1561 1195 1343 419 708 1108 236 1408 1590 1424 1286 299 1236 1070 767 1232 1475 920 1489 31 840 419 649