Applying the ASME Codes: Plant Piping & Pressure Vessels (Mister Mech Mentor, Vol. 2)
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Some of the present and past applicable Codes for calculating pressure relief fluid mass flowrates from vessels immersed in flames of external fire, for preventing piping and pressure vessel overpressure via mechanical relief devices such as liquid pressure relief valves, vapor pressure safety (pop-open action) valves, rupture disks, low pressure relief vents, and the like, include:
1. Fossil Fuel-fired Boiler Code: ASME Section I, Division 1 (not discussed in this chapter)
2. Unfired Pressure Vessels Code: ASME Section VIII, Division par. UG-125 thru UG-137.
3. Power Plant Piping Code: ASME Pressure Piping Code B31.1 par. 101.2, 122.6
4. Chemical Plant...