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API 510 Certification ASME Section VIII - Internal Pressure Name: ________________________ Note!

Show all calculations on a separate page. Attach calculations to this exercise. And be orderly! 1. The API Typical - Shell Calc: A vessel shell has a Design Pressure (including static head) of 75 psig. The vessel internal diameter is 48". The Allowable Stress at the Design Temperature is 13,500 psi. The joint efficiency is 0.85. Calculate the minimum required thickness for the shell. 2. The API Typical - Head Calc: A vessel 2:1 elliptical head has a Design Pressure (including static head) of 125 psig. The vessel internal diameter is 60". The Allowable Stress at the Design Temperature is 15,000 psi. The joint efficiency is 1.0. Calculate the minimum required thickness for the head 3. Challenge Question - Heads & Shell: A vertical pressure vessel has a nameplate rating of456 psig at 500 oF. The vessel inside diameter is 8'-0 " and the heads are 2:1 ellipsoidal heads. The total vessel height is 43'. The allowable stress for the material is 17,500 psi and the weld joint efficiency is 1.0. Calculate the minimum required thickness for each head and the shell. (Hint! Don't forget static head) 4. The following vessel parts all have a thickness of 0.500". Calculate the Part MAWP for each vessel component. The allowable stress for all the vessel parts is 15,000 psi. The heads are torispherical. Vessel Part LD (ft) Efficiency Part MA WP Shell 4.0 0.85 ________psig Bottom Head 4.0 1.00 ________psig

API 510 Certification ASME Section VIII - Internal Pressure 5. Challenge Question - Head & Shell: A horizontal pressure vessel has an outside diameter is 96" and has hemispherical heads. The shell nominal thickness is 0.500" and the nominal thickness for the heads is both 0.325". The allowable stress for the vessel is 15,000 psi and the joint efficiency is 1.0 for all welds. The entire vessel has a 1/8" corrosion allowance. a) What is the MAWPfor each vessel part? Heads _____________psig Shell ____________psig b) What is the maximum allowed pressure rating (MAWP) for the vessel? _____________psig 6. A vertical pressure vessel has a nameplate rating of 456 psig at 500"F. The vessel inside diameter is 8 '-0 " and has 2:1 seamless ellipsoidal heads. Total vessel height is 43'. The vessel is made from SA-516 gr70 (S = 17,500 psi). The weld joints are Type 2 and the nameplate has been marked with an RT-3. The vessel has a 1/8" corrosion allowance a. What is the joint efficiency for the heads? _________Ref. ___________ b. What is the joint efficiency for the shell? __________Ref. ____________ c. Determine the minimum shell plate thickness. ____________ d. What is the minimum ordered thickness for the shell? ____________ e. If this vessel is corroding at 4 mpy, what is the life of this vessel? __________ f What is the interval for the internal inspection? ___________ 7. The API Typical: A horizontal vessel has a flat head per Fig UG-34(e). The vessel's MAWP is 370 psig at 450 oF. Allowable stress at the design temperature is 15,000 psi. The internal diameter is 60 " and m = 0.90. What is the required thickness of this flat head? 8. The API Typical: Aflat head is installed on a vessel per Fig. UG-34(b-l). The design pressure on the flat head (which includes static head) is 120 psig. The allowable stress for the material at the design temperature is 11,500 psi. The internal diameter is 48 ". What is the required thickness of this flat head?

API 510 Certification ASME Section VIII - Internal Pressure 9. A vessel is made from SA -516 gr70. Part of the shell is being replaced as a result of localized corrosion. The replacement plate is the same material as the shell and is 2" thick. The inspector indicates that this repair needs to he post weld heat-treated. Why? _______________________________ Ref. _________________ What is the maximum initial temperature of the furnace when starting the PWHT? __________________F What is the maximum heat up rate for the vessel when the vessel temperature is above 800 oF? _______________ What is the normal holding temperature for the PWHT? ____________oF How long must the PWHT be held at the holding temp? ____________hrs 10. Determine the joint efficiencies for the following: a. Seamless head, no RT, single welded joint with backing. ____________ b. Seamless head, RT-2, single welded joint with backing. _____________ c. Seamless shell, no RT, double welded joint. ___________________ d. Welded head, no RT, double welded joint. ____________________ e. Welded shell, RT-2, single welded joint without backing. ____________ f. Welded pipe, no RT, single welded joint without backing. _____________

API 510 Homework ASME Section VIII - Internal Pressure