A Quick Guide To Api 510 Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector Syllabus

Author: Clifford Matthews
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0857091026
Size: 32.61 MB
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The API Individual Certification Programs (ICPs) are well established worldwide in the oil, gas, and petroleum industries. This Quick Guide is unique in providing simple, accessible and well-structured guidance for anyone studying the API 510 Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector syllabus by summarizing and helping them through the syllabus and providing multiple example questions and worked answers. Technical standards are referenced from the API ‘body of knowledge’ for the examination, i.e. API 510 Pressure vessel inspection, alteration, rerating; API 572 Pressure vessel inspection; API RP 571 Damage mechanisms; API RP 577 Welding; ASMEVIII Vessel design; ASMEV NDE; and ASME IX Welding qualifications. Provides simple, accessible and well-structured guidance for anyone studying the API 510 Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector syllabus Summarizes the syllabus and provides the user with multiple example questions and worked answers Technical standards are referenced from the API ‘body of knowledge’ for the examination

A Quick Guide To Api 653 Certified Storage Tank Inspector Syllabus

Author: Clifford Matthews
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0857095277
Size: 38.14 MB
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The API Individual Certification Programs (ICP) are well established in the oil/gas/petroleum industries. API runs multiple examination sites around the world at 6-monthly intervals. The three main ICPs are: API 570: Certified pipework inspector; API 510: Certified pressure vessel inspector; API 653: Certified storage tank inspector. Reviews one of API's three main ICPs: API 653: Certified storage tank inspector Discusses key definitions and scope, inspection regimes and testing techniques relating to tank design, linings, welds, protection systems, repair and alteration API Individual Certification Programs (ICP) are well established in the oil/gas/petroleum industries

A Quick Guide To Api 570 Certified Pipework Inspector Syllabus

Author: Clifford Matthews
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1845696840
Size: 68.15 MB
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The API Individual Certification Programs (ICPs) are well established worldwide in the oil, gas, and petroleum industries. This Quick Guide is unique in providing simple, accessible and well-structured guidance for anyone studying the API 570 Certified Pipework Inspector syllabus by: Summarising and helping them through the syllabus Providing multiple example questions and worked answers Technical standards covered include the full API ‘body of knowledge’ for the examination, i.e. API570 Piping inspection code; API RP 571 Damage mechanisms affecting fixed equipment in the refining industry; API RP 574 Inspection practices for piping system components; API RP 577 Welding and metallurgy; API RP 578 Material verification program for new and existing alloy piping systems; ASME V Non-destructive examination; ASME IX Welding qualifications; ASME B16.5 Pipe flanges and flanged fittings; and ASME B 31.3 Process piping. Provides simple, accessible and well-structured guidance for anyone studying the API 570 Certified Pipework Inspector syllabus Summarizes the syllabus and provides the user with multiple example questions and worked answers Technical standards covered include the full API ‘body of knowledge’ for the examination

Pressure Vessels

Author: Carl T. F. Ross
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0857092499
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The choice of structural design and material is essential in preventing the external walls of a vessel from buckling under pressure. In this revised second edition of Pressure vessels, Carl Ross reviews the problem and uses both theoretical and practical examples to show how it can be solved for different structures. The second edition opens with an overview of the types of vessels under external pressure and materials used for construction. Axisymmetric deformation and different types of instability are discussed in the following chapters, with chapters 5 and 6 covering vibration of pressure vessel shells, both in water and out. Chapters 7 and 8 focus on novel pressure hulls, covering design, vibration and collapse, while chapters 9 and 10 concentrate on the design and non-linear analysis of submarine pressure hulls under external hydrostatic pressure. In chapter 11, the design, structure and materials of deep-diving underwater pressure vessels are discussed, focusing on their application in missile defence systems. Finally, chapter 12 analyses the vibration of a thin-walled shell under external water pressure, using ANSYS technology. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience in engineering and design both in an industrial and academic capacity, the second edition of Pressure vessels is an essential reference for stress analysts, designers, consultants and manufacturers of pressure vessels, as well as all those with an academic research interest in the area. Presents an overview of the types of vessels under external pressure and materials used for construction Assesses axisymmetric deformation and different types of instability covering vibration of pressure vessel shells Explores novel pressure hulls, covering design, vibration and collapse concentrating on the design and non-linear analysis of submarine pressure hulls

Handbook Of Mechanical In Service Inspection

Author: Clifford Matthews
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781860584169
Size: 73.75 MB
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This comprehensive sister volume to Cliff Matthews’ highly successful Handbook of Mechanical Works Inspection gives a detailed coverage of pressure equipment and other mechanical plant such as cranes and rotating equipment. Key features: Accessible source of information Lavishly illustrated with numerous diagrams, photographs, and tables A wealth of valuable information Detailed, comprehensive coverage Written in easily accessible style A ‘must buy’ reference book The Handbook of Mechanical In-Service Inspection is a vital source of information for: plant owners and operators maintenance engineers inspection engineers from insurance companies and ‘competent bodies’ who perform in-service inspection health and safety operatives engineers operating pressure systems and mechanical plant all those concerned with the safe and efficient operation of machinery, plant, and pressure equipment. All engineering pressure systems and other types of mechanical equipment must be installed, operated, and maintained properly. It must be safe and comply with standards, regulations, and guidelines. In-service inspection is more formally controlled by statutory requirements than other types of inspection. The Handbook of Mechanical In-service Inspection puts a good deal of emphasis on the ‘compliance’ aspects and the ‘duty of care’ requirements placed on plant owners, operators, and inspectors. The book is suitable for those who operate pressure systems, lifting equipment, and similar mechanical plant are subject to rigorous inspection from external bodies as a matter of course. All operators have a duty to conduct in-service checks and internal inspection procedures to ensure the safe, reliable, and economic running of their equipment.

Fundamentals Of Multimedia

Author: Ze-Nian Li
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 331905290X
Size: 37.91 MB
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This textbook introduces the “Fundamentals of Multimedia”, addressing real issues commonly faced in the workplace. The essential concepts are explained in a practical way to enable students to apply their existing skills to address problems in multimedia. Fully revised and updated, this new edition now includes coverage of such topics as 3D TV, social networks, high-efficiency video compression and conferencing, wireless and mobile networks, and their attendant technologies. Features: presents an overview of the key concepts in multimedia, including color science; reviews lossless and lossy compression methods for image, video and audio data; examines the demands placed by multimedia communications on wired and wireless networks; discusses the impact of social media and cloud computing on information sharing and on multimedia content search and retrieval; includes study exercises at the end of each chapter; provides supplementary resources for both students and instructors at an associated website.

Engineers Guide To Rotating Equipment

Author: Clifford Matthews
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781860583445
Size: 78.55 MB
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This handy reference source, is a companion volume to the author’s Engineers’ Guide to Pressure Equipment. Heavily illustrated, and containing a wealth of useful data, it offers inspectors, engineers, operatives, and those maintaining engineering equipment a one stop everyday package of information. It will be particularly helpful in guiding users through the legislation that regulates this field. Legislation has very important implications for works inspection and in-service inspection of mechanical plant. An Engineers’ Guide to Rotating Equipment is packed with information, technical data, figures, tables and checklists. Details of relevant technical standards, the legislation and Accepted Codes of Practice (AcoPs) published by various bodies such as HSE and SAFed, are provided in addition to a number of website addresses and contact details. COMPLETE CONTENTS: Engineering fundamentals Bending, torsion, and stress Motion and dynamics Rotating machine fundamentals: Vibration, balancing, and noise Machine elements Fluid mechanics Centrifugal pumps Compressors and turbocompressors Prime movers Draught plant Basic mechanical design Materials of construction The machinery directives Organisations and associations.

Edible Insects

Author: Arnold van Huis
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org
ISBN: 9789251075951
Size: 74.48 MB
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Edible insects have always been a part of human diets, but in some societies there remains a degree of disdain and disgust for their consumption. Insects offer a significant opportunity to merge traditional knowledge and modern science to improve human food security worldwide. This publication describes the contribution of insects to food security and examines future prospects for raising insects at a commercial scale to improve food and feed production, diversify diets, and support livelihoods in both developing and developed countries. Edible insects are a promising alternative to the conventional production of meat, either for direct human consumption or for indirect use as feedstock. This publication will boost awareness of the many valuable roles that insects play in sustaining nature and human life, and it will stimulate debate on the expansion of the use of insects as food and feed.

Pressure Vessel Design Handbook

Author: Henry H. Bednar
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780894645037
Size: 27.73 MB
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A practical handbook, this second edition of a successful guide will prove itself valuable on a daily basis with its reliable and up to date facts and figures. The intent is to increase the reader's design efficiency with numerous design shortcuts, derivations of established design procedures, and new design techniques. Time-saving formulas, calculations, examples, and solutions to design problems appear throught.