Introduction to Pressure Vessels, Design Philosophy, Structural Integrity - Failure modes and theories - Working loads and allowable stresses - Fatigue, fracture and buckling.
Stress categorization - Primary, secondary and peak.
Design of Cylindrical Shells - ASME equations - Thin shell equations - Thick shell equations - Buckling of cylindrical shells.
End Closures - ASME equations for various types of heads – Hemispherical, flat, ellipsoidal, torispherical, and conical heads.
Discontinuity Stresses - Discontinuity stresses - Beams on elastic foundation, Cutouts and Reinforcements – Stress concentrations around a hole – Reinforcements.
Fatigue Assessment - Exemption from fatigue analysis - S-N curves - Design curves - Cumulative damage - Fatigue evaluation.
Bolted Flanges - RF and FF flanges - Gasket loading behavior - Application of ASME equations for flange analysis and bolt design.
Design of Supports - Lug support - Support skirts - Saddle support.