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 This book is based on the 2012 edition of ASME B31.1, Power Piping Code. As changes, some very significant, are made to the Code with every new edition, the reader should refer to the most recent edition of the Code for specific requirements. The purpose of this book is to provide background information and not the specific, current Code rules.

References herein to ASME BPVC Sections I, II, III, V, VIII, and IX are references to Sections of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. References to a paragraph are generally references to a paragraph in ASME B31.1 or to a paragraph in this book.

The equations that are numbered in this book use the same numbers as are used in ASME B31.1. Equations that are not numbered are either not in ASME B31.1 or are not numbered therein.

About the Author
List of Figures
List of Tables
Chapter 1: Background and General Information
Chapter 2: Organization of B31.1
Chapter 3: Design Conditions and Criteria
Chapter 4: Pressure Design
Chapter 5: Limitations on Components and Joints 
Chapter 6: Design Requirements for Specific Systems
Chapter 7: Design for Sustained and Occasional Loads
Chapter 8: Design Criteria for Thermal Expansion 
Chapter 9: Flexibility Analysis 
Chapter 10: Supports and Restraints 
Chapter 11: Load Limits for Attached Equipment
Chapter 12: Requirements for Materials 
Chapter 13: Fabrication, Assembly, and Erection 
Chapter 14: Examination 
Chapter 15: Pressure Testing 
Chapter 16: Non-metallic Piping 
Chapter 17: Post-Construction 
Appendix I. Properties of Pipe and Pressure Ratings of Listed Piping Components
Appendix II. Guidelines for Computer Flexibility Analysis 
Appendix III. Useful Information for Flexibility Analysis
Appendix IV. A Practical Guide to Expansion Joints
Appendix V. Conversion Factors

Author Details
"Dr. Becht" is a recognized authority in pressure vessels, piping, expansion joints, and elevated temperature design. He is President of Becht Engineering Co. Inc, a consulting engineering company that provides both process and equipment engineering services as well as project and turnaround services for the process and power industries; President of Becht Engineering Canada Ltd.; CEO of Helidex, LLC; and Director of Sonomatic Ltd. (also dba Becht Sonomatic in North America) an NDE company that provides advanced ultrasonic imaging equipment and services.

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