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BS PD5500(2009) : 2009

Superseded
Superseded

A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

SPECIFICATION FOR UNFIRED FUSION WELDED PRESSURE VESSELS
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

06-30-2012

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-2009

Foreword
Section 1 - General
Section 2 - Materials
Section 3 - Design
Section 4 - Manufacture and workmanship
Section 5 - Inspection and testing
Annex A - Requirements for design where
          loadings and components are
          not covered by Section 3
Annex B - Requirements for cylindrical, spherical
          and conical shells under combined loadings,
          including wind and earthquakes
Annex C - Assessment of vessels subject to fatigue
Annex D - Requirements for vessels designed to
          operate below 0 degree C
Annex E - Recommendations for welded
          connections of pressure vessels
Annex G - Recommendations for the design
          of local loads, thermal gradients, etc.
Annex H - Recommendations for post-weld
          heat treatment of dissimilar ferritic
          steel joints
Annex J - Recommendations for pressure relief
          protective devices
Annex K - Requirements for design stresses
          for British Standard materials
Annex L - Guidance on structural tolerances
Annex M - Requirements for establishing the
          allowable external pressure for cylindrical
          sections outside the circularity limits
          specified in 3.6
Annex N - Requirements for vessel design and
          the provision of information concerning UK
          statutory requirements for the demonstration
          of the continued integrity of pressure vessels
          throughout their service life
Annex Q - Recommendations for preparation and
          testing of production control test plates
Annex R - Guidance on additional information for
          flat ends and flat plates
Annex S - Guidance on optional documentation
          for supply with vessel
Annex T - Recommendations for arc welded tube
          to tubeplate joints
Annex U - Guidance on the use of fracture
          mechanics analyses
Annex V - Requirements for testing and inspection
          of serially produced pressure vessels
Annex W - Worked examples
Annex Z - Guidance on the application of PD 5500
          to pressure vessels falling within the scope of
          the European Pressure Equipment Directive
Index
List of references
Bibliography

Describes requirements for the design, construction, inspection, testing and verification of compliance of new unfired fusion welded pressure vessels.

Committee
PVE/1
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS PD5500(2006). (12/2008) 2009 Edition Re-Issued in September 2011 & incorporates AMD 3 2011. (09/2011)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
932
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded

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