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Attend ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel (BPV) Code Week in Vancouver


The upcoming ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Week will be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from Oct. 31 to Nov. 5 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. Various committee meetings will be held during the week to discuss the ASME requirements for boilers, pressure vessels and nuclear power plant components.

A series of educational workshops will be offered in conjunction with the Code Week meetings. The Workshops are presented by Code experts covering current topics related to the design of boilers, pressure vessels, and nuclear power plant technologies.

Each workshop is 2 hours in duration and requires advance registration of $145 per workshop. CEU certificates will be awarded following the event.

Workshops include:

  • General Requirements of the ASME Code Section III Nuclear Design Process
  • An Overview of Inspection and Life Assessment Issues Related to Creep Strength-Enhanced Ferritic (CSEF) Steels
  • Selection and Application of Materials for Power Piping Systems
  • Polyethylene Pipe as a Replacement Water Pipe in Nuclear Power Plants
  • Secrets to using ASME Section IX: Welding and Brazing
  • Fatigue Methods in Part 5 of Section VIII, Division 2
  • ASME B31.1, B31.3, and SC III NC/ND-3600: Flexibility Analysis and Effective Stresses – – What are they and why are they Significant?
  • How to Determine Design Conditions for Piping Systems
  • Design Examples in Stress Categories and Tube-to-Tubesheet Junctions
  • Compressive Stress in the ASME Codes

Workshop attendees will also have an opportunity to meet and interact with more than 500 industry’s experts who will be participating in the Code Week committee meetings, which are open to the public. Participation is encouraged.

To learn more about the ASME Code Week & Workshops, click here.

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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