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dc.contributor.advisorJohnson, Eric W.
dc.contributor.authorKhella, Alfy Iskander
dc.date.accessioned2005-07-21T19:49:23Z
dc.date.available2005-07-21T19:49:23Z
dc.date.issued1980
dc.identifier.citationKhella, A. I. (1980). Design criteria of pressure vessels in Canada, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and France (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/16530en_US
dc.identifier.otherNL Number: 49313en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/21991
dc.descriptionBibliography: p. 86-90.en
dc.description.abstractThis investigation discusses the design criteria of pressure vessels in different industrial countries to help engineers to understand the problems in working to an international standard. Most industrial countries have their own national standards (codes) of boilers and pressure vessels. Other countries adopt one of these codes for their own use. During the evaluation and development of boiler, piping, and pressure vessel codes, technical groups concerned in general, have adopted a primary goal of developing a set of rules that will assure public safety and reflect the many technological and economic factors of their environment. By adopting this goal, the codes have provided some protection against the different failure modes that must be considered by the pressure vessel designer, manufacturer, and user. In reviewing criteria for pressure vessel design, the investigation first introduces the basic theoretical formulae for thin and thick wall cylindrical shells under internal and external pressures. Also, the influence of design criteria on the economics as well as safety and reliability is considered. In the second part of the investigation, the scope, application and design philosophy of the national codes in Canada, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and France are considered. The final section summarizes the national and international work which was done and is still in progress to tighten the widely varying views on some design factors.
dc.format.extentxii, 90 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subject.lccTS 282 K52 1980 Ficheen
dc.subject.lcshPressure vessels - Design and construction
dc.titleDesign criteria of pressure vessels in Canada, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and France
dc.typemaster thesis
dc.publisher.facultyEngineering
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/16530
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Engineering (MEng)
thesis.degree.disciplineMechanical Engineering
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
dc.identifier.lccTS 282 K52 1980 Ficheen
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
ucalgary.thesis.notesUARCen
ucalgary.thesis.uarcreleasenoen
ucalgary.thesis.accessionTheses Collection 58.002:Box 384 82483908


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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.