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Power Boilers: A Guide to the Section I of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Second Edition

By
John R. MacKay
John R. MacKay
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James T. Pillow
James T. Pillow
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ISBN:
9780791859674
No. of Pages:
330
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2011

Section I applies to several types of boilers and components of boilers, such as economizers, superheaters, reheaters, and, in some circumstances, feedwater heaters. Although its title is Rules for Construction of Power Boilers, its scope is somewhat broader. The Preamble to Section I explains that it covers electric boilers, miniature boilers, high-temperature water boilers, heat recovery steam generators, certain fired pressure vessels, and organic fluid vaporizers. Since the precise definitions of these various types of boilers are not generally known, the following definitions, found in footnotes to the Preamble, are helpful:

Power boiler—a boiler in which steam or other...

Scope
The Organization of Section I
The Parts of Section I
Interpretations
Pressure Range of Section I Boilers
Fired Versus Unfired Boilers
The Use of Section VIII Vessels in a Section I Boiler
Standards Referenced by Section I
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