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Reboot Engineering….

Post 1 of many 🙂 Something I wanted to do for long, building something by my hand! Building machine from scratch. End of mansoon brought some ideas and inspiration, which I thought will lead me to fulfilling my etch of doing some engineering. Yes, I’m full time engineer, but now a days expertise lies in

Heat exchanges… Google way.

If you Google the word you will get morecthan a billion results. That just shows how it closely associated to industry, to us. But at the same time ut shows how wast  the subject is. The purpose of next few blows is to simplify your search by telling you what to ask and where to


Past few months I was thinking of creating a post on heatexchangers. I think now is the time when i can write a bit on this subject.   There are numerous sites available which will explain verwell about this subject. But as usual they lack the subject matter. What we all are interested in. The

Heads as per ASME : Quick overview

I was studing some heads for a while, and thougth to summarise the variety in one go… 1.      Flanged Head : Normally found in Vessel opertaing at low pressure, genrally water tanks, Boilers etc. They are also used in high pressure application where the diameter is small. 2.      Hemispherical Head : Generally, the required thickness

Process Piping Pressure Calculation : B31-3

B 31.3 is an ASME code for Process piping, Multiple time we come across situation, where we need to calculate the design pressure for a pipe.   In such cases, ASME VIII-Div-1 seems helpless, and B 31-3 comes for rescue.   Clause 304.1.2 talks about Straight pipe under internal pressure,     Where, P >

Code Comparison : Discussion:1

Scope & Responsibility: Let’s start with comparing the scope & Responsibilities for various codes. Following table will give an overview Characteristics ASME VIII-Div-1 EN 13445 GB-150 Scope Ref ASME VIII-1 U-1    Pressure Not exceeding 20 MPa U-1(d) Design by Formula Minimum pressure 15 psi (g) [1 bar(g)]   Minimum -ve pressure 15 psi (g) [1bar(g)]                                              

Code Comparison : A Startup

With my next feeds, I’ll be comparing following Code on various aspects   European Code :          EN 13445 American Code :          ASME Section VIII Div. 1 German Code:             AD : 2000 Chinese Code:             GB: 150   Keep watching!

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