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An Overview of Pressure Vessel Design using PD5500, ASME VIII & EN13445


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This course is aimed at those engineers who are new to pressure vessel design, and covers the requirements of the PED and the three main design codes used in the UK - PD5500, ASME VIII Division 1 and EN 13445. Starting with an introduction to the terminology and concepts used in pressure vessel design, the various topics covered include materials, joint efficiencies, cylinders, heads and cones under internal and external pressure, nozzles and openings, flat ends, bolted flanged connections, supports and local load analysis.

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Course Dates

5th June 2017 – 6th June 2017

Course Leader

Prof David Nash

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