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Companion Guide to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Volume 3, Third Edition

K. R. Rao
K. R. Rao
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Chapter 53, initially authored by Mahendra D. Rana, Stanley Staniszewski and Stephen V. Voorhees provide a Description of Rules of ASME Section XII covering Transport Tank Code of the 2004 edition. This chapter was revised by Mahendra D. Rana and Stanley Staniszewski to incorporate the latest Code changes in the 2007 edition. 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...

53.1 Introduction
53.2 Rules on General Requirements, Pressure Relief Devices, Stamping, Marking Certification, Reports and Records
53.3 Rules for Materials and Design
53.4 Rules on Fabrication and Inspection
53.5 Additional Rules in Modal Appendix 1 on Categories 406, 407, 412, 331 and 338 Cargo Tanks
53.6 Conclusions
53.7 Acknowledgment
53.8 References
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