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Title Pressure systems casebook : causes and avoidance of failures and defects / edited by J B Wintle.

Published Bury St Edmunds : Professional Engineering Pub., 2004.

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 UniM Store Engin  681.76041 PRES    AVAILABLE
Physical description 144 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Chapter 1 Lessons from Failures of Gas Cylinders Used for Dispensing Beverages / G Hughes 1 -- 1.1 Causes of moisture in gas cylinders 2 -- 1.2 Changes in design philosophy 3 -- 1.3 Failures due to faults in manufacture and quality assurance 4 -- 1.4 Failures due to change of use 7 -- 1.5 Failures due to inability to prevent or detect moisture 11 -- 1.6 Failure due to limitations of periodic examination 15 -- 1.7 Research 16 -- Chapter 2 Experience from Health and Safety Laboratory Investigations / P F Heyes 19 -- 2.1 Pressure vessels and boilers 20 -- 2.2 Chemical reactor vessel 25 -- 2.3 Piping and pipework 29 -- 2.4 Liquid propane gas storage 37 -- 2.5 Miscellaneous failures 39 -- 2.6 Causes of failure and lessons learned 43 -- Chapter 3 Insurance Aspects of Pressure Systems Failures / G J Amphlett 45 -- 3.1 Engineering insurance 45 -- 3.2 Examples of failures giving rise to claims 46 -- 3.3 Lessons from major failure 52 -- 3.4 Flixborough disaster 52 -- 3.5 Inquiry 55 -- 3.6 Failure of steam shell boilers 56 -- 3.7 Cost of uninsured losses 59 -- 3.8 Preventing losses by risk management 61 -- 3.9 Risk assessment 62 -- 3.10 Effective inspection 63 -- 3.11 Lessons from failures 63 -- Chapter 4 Failure Investigation for Commercial Purposes--System Failures Leading to the Collapse of Storage Vessels under Partial Vacuum / M Phillips 65 -- 4.1 Role of the commercial engineering investigator 66 -- 4.2 Hopper in a food processing plant 67 -- 4.3 Holding tank at a bottling plant 69 -- 4.4 Oil storage tank 70 -- 4.5 Lessons 72 -- Chapter 5 Reliable Technical Failure Investigation / R J Pargeter 75 -- 5.1 Data gathering 75 -- 5.2 Determination of failure mechanism(s) 76 -- 5.3 Determination of sequence of failure 79 -- 5.4 Determination of cause of failure 81 -- 5.5 Reporting 84 -- Chapter 6 Failure Design Procedures in the New European Pressure Vessel Standard EN 13445 / S J Maddox 85 -- 6.2 Design data 86 -- 6.3 Stresses 90 -- 6.4 Measures for revising an assessment 92 -- 6.5 Fatigue loading 93 -- 6.6 Simplified fatigue assessment methods 93 -- 6.7 Validation 94 -- 6.8 Future work 95 -- Chapter 7 Causes of Vibration Fatigue in Process Pipework--a New Methodology to Assess the Risk / R J Swindell 97 -- 7.1 Factors influencing vibration induced fatigue 99 -- 7.2 Strategies for dealing with vibration induced fatigue 101 -- 7.3 Overview of a risk-based approach 102 -- 7.4 Practical implementation 105 -- Chapter 8 Avoiding Vibration-induced Fatigue Failures in Process Pipework / T Miles, R Andrews, R Owen, M Wastling 113 -- 8.2 Vibration problem 115 -- 8.3 Examples of failures 119 -- 8.4 Development of assessment methods 121 -- 8.5 Development of long-term, vibration-monitoring techniques 127 -- 8.6 Example modifications 129 -- Chapter 9 Lessons Learned from Pressure System Failures / B Crossland 133.
Other author Wintle, J. B. (John B.)
Subject Pressure vessels -- Reliability.
Pressure vessels -- Design and construction.
ISBN 1860584217 £69.00