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2010 ASME Boiler Pressure Vessel Code Now Available

The 2010 edition of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, including updates and revisions to meet changes industry practices, in available for purchase.

The code establishes rules of safety relating to the design, construction, operation, testing, and maintenance of boilers, transport tanks, nuclear power plant components, and other pressure systems.

Previously issued in 2007, the new code incorporates many changes that reflect advancements in design, materials, construction methods, and applications. The 2010 edition contains changes and revision in eleven of its twelve sections, including new specification and rules addressing nondestructive evaluation, nuclear components, welding and brazing, and ferrous and nonferrous materials.

For more information on the ASME BPVC and for orders and details, click here.

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About Jagadeep

Jagadeep is currently the Webmaster for the ASME Silver State Section, and Postdoctoral Scholar and Instructor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has authored more than 30 refereed technical papers.

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