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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

The 1960s was a time of rapid growth for the nuclear power industry. In 1963, a new ASME Code section, Section III, was published to cover construction of nuclear power plant components. One of the features of construction under Section III was a requirement that the manufacturer implement a quality assurance system, a formal system of oversight and record keeping assuring that construction takes place as intended, that the right material, parts, drawings, and procedures are used. The benefits of such a system soon became apparent. In 1973, the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Committee (now the BPV Standards Committees)...

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