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What is the difference between WRC 107 & WRC 537?

Which one is used by common commercial

programs like Compress and PV Elite?

Stresses on pressure vessel nozzles and attachments used to be checked using the Welding Research
Council Bulletin 107 found in the March 1979. For 45 years, WRC 107 was an essential analytical and
experimental work of WRC’s Pressure Vessel Research Council. In response to numerous requests over
the years for the precise equations depicted in the figures in the 1979 version of WRC 107, in 2010, WRC
537 was published and was meant to update and replace the widely used WRC 107. WRC 537 contains
equations that represent the graphs making it easier to use and is more accurate. Thus allowing free of
error implementation of equations for efficient computation with modern computers. Also utilizes the
proper interpolation and extrapolation of graphs.
The contents of both WRC 107 and WRC 537 are same but the later one is in more useful and clear format.
Compress and PV Elite, both use the newer version of the Bulletin, WRC 537. Both these programs are
able to calculate the local stresses with higher accuracy

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