# 2A1 ASME Code- Cylindrical Components

## How To: Successfully Determine Ligament Calculations

How To: Successfully Determine Ligament Calculations was a topic I initially found very difficult while studying for 2A1. While helping other Power Engineers study for their exam, I’ve found out many of them struggle with this topic as well. If your struggling with ligament calculations, I’m sure this post and the seven practice questions below, will improve …

## How To: Determine Openings In Shells, Headers, And Dished Heads

The objective of this post is to help you learn How To: Determine Openings In Shells, Headers, And Dished Heads. We will review the formula(s) required to complete the calculations. Then define the different variables in each of the formulas. Wrapping everything up with a couple of practice questions for you to work on. All referenced …

## How To: Complete Stays And Staybolt Questions

This post will provide you with the required material to understand How To: Complete Stays And Staybolt Questions. Having a solid understanding of this material will provide you with greater success on your 2A1 examination. All referenced page numbers are from the 2007 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code We Will Cover The Following How to calculate …

## How To: Measure Pressure Relief Valve Capacity Dependent On Fuel Burned

Knowing How To: Measure Pressure Relief Valve Capacity Dependent On Fuel Burned will be useful throughout your Power Engineering career when completing boiler upgrades or conversions switching to a different fuel source. This will enable you to provide recommendations for the maximum amount of fuel able to be burned if the safety valves remain at …

## How To: Determine Stayed Surface Calculations

The lesson we are going to learn today is How To: Determine Stayed Surface Calculations. This post will review the formula(s) provided in the Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, along with one formula that is not provided. Define the different variables used in each formula. Wrapping it up by reviewing numerous practice questions. All referenced page numbers are from …

## How To: Determine Corrugated Furnace Calculations

Today we will be reviewing calculations involving How To: Determine Corrugated Furnace Calculations. We will review the formula(s) to determine the required thickness and the maximum allowable working pressure. Then define the different variables in each of the formulas and review numerous practice questions to reinforce the material covered. All referenced page numbers are from …

## How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Noncircular Unstayed Flat Heads And Covers

This post we will be covering how to determine the minimum required thickness of noncircular unstayed flat heads and covers. We will review the formula(s), define the various variables in the formulas, and review practice questions to reinforce the material covered. If you haven’t already, make sure you review the following posts as it will …

## How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Circular Unstayed Flat Heads And Covers When Attached By Bolts

This post we will be learning how to determine the minimum required thickness of circular unstayed flat heads and covers when attached by bolts. We will review the formula, define the various variables in the formula and review a practice question to reinforce the material covered. If you haven’t already, make sure you review How To: …

## How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Circular Unstayed Flat Heads And Covers

Today we will be reviewing calculations involving how to the minimum required thickness of circular unstayed flat heads and covers. We will review the formula(s) to determine the required thickness and the maximum allowable working pressure. Then define the different variables in each of the formulas and review a couple practice questions to reinforce the …

## How To: Determine The Thickness Of A Blank Unstayed Full-Hemispherical Head

When completing ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components it is possible during examinations you will be required to know how to determine the thickness of a blank unstayed full-hemispherical head. I recommend before working on questions involving hemispherical head questions you read over and complete the practice questions regarding How To: Determine The Thickness Of A …

## How To: Determine The Thickness Of A Blank, Unstayed Dished Head

The topic we are going to cover in this post involves how to determine the thickness of a blank, unstayed dished head, with pressure on the concave side, and a segment of a sphere. We will review the formula, provide where to find it, define each of the variables, and then provide a couple examples illustrating key …

## How To: Determine The Maximum Allowable Working Pressure Of A Header

When completing ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components you will be required to know how to determine the maximum allowable working pressure of a header. All referenced page numbers are from the 2007 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code. Formula To determine the maximum allowable working pressure of a header during different operating conditions you …

## How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of A Header

In ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components you will be required to know how to determine the minimum required thickness of a header. All referenced page numbers are from the 2007 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code. Formula To determine the minimum required thickness of a header required for various applications you will use a …

## How To: Determine The Maximum Allowable Working Pressure Of A Boiler Drum

When completing ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components you will be required to know how to determine the maximum allowable working pressure of a boiler drum. All referenced page numbers are from the 2007 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code. Formula To determine the maximum allowable working pressure of a boiler drum during different operating …

## How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of A Boiler Drum

In ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components you will be required to determine the minimum required thickness of a boiler drum. All referenced page numbers are from the 2007 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code. Formula To determine the minimum required thickness of a boiler drum required for various applications you will use a formula …

## How To: Determine The Maximum Allowable Working Pressure Of Piping

When completing ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components you will be required to know how to determine the maximum allowable working pressure of piping. All referenced page numbers are from the 2007 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code. Formula To determine the maximum allowable working pressure of piping during different operating conditions you can use …

## How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Piping

In ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components you will be required to determine the minimum required thickness of piping. The objective of this post today is to provide you with a clear understanding of how to accomplish this. All referenced page numbers are from 2007 ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code Formula To determine the …

## How To: Determine The Maximum Allowable Working Pressure Of Tubing

Throughout your Power Engineering career you may be required to complete ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components in which you need to know how to determine the maximum allowable working pressure of tubing. The tubing you may be required to determine the maximum allowable working pressure of could be of but not limited to superheater tubes …

## How To: Determine The Minimum Required Thickness Of Tubing

In ASME code calculations involving cylindrical components you will be required to know how to determine the minimum required thickness of tubing. The tubing you may be required to determine the minimum thickness of could be but not limited to superheater tubes or water tube boiler tubes. All referenced page numbers are from the 2007 …

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