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10 Tips For Power Engineers Writing Long Answer Exams

Here are 10 tips for Power Engineers writing long answer exams that I have found helpful while writing my exams. 10 Tips For Power Engineers Writing Long Answer Exams Tip #1 There Are More Answers Provided Than You’d Think Before showing up to write your exam, become familiar with the recommended reference material for 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 …

Introducing A Forum For Power Engineers!

If you have been following Power Engineering 101 for awhile now you will notice there is a new link on the menu above labelled FORUM. I am happy to introduce a forum specifically for Power Engineers. Forum For Power Engineers Check it out here: Power Engineering 101 Forum  Forum Information Following other Power Engineering groups …

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 …