Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Volume 3, Second Edition: Criteria and Commentary on Select Aspects of the Boiler & Pressure Vessel and Piping Codes
53 Description of Rules of Section XII Transport Tank Code
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Chapter 53, authored by Mahendra D. Rana, Stanley Staniszewski and Stephen V. Voorhees provide a Description of Rules of ASME Section XII covering Transport Tank Code. The first edition of ASME Section XII Transport Tank Code was published in July 2004. This newly developed Code provides rules for construction and continued service of pressure vessels used in transportation of dangerous goods via highway, rail, air or water. The authors provide an overview of Section XII while covering specific topics such as the scope and general requirements, materials and design, fabrication, inspection and testing requirements. The need for a pressure vessel...