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Power Boilers: A Guide to the Section I of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Second Edition

John R. MacKay
John R. MacKay
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James T. Pillow
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Section I is a set of rules for the construction of boilers. These rules are not mandatory unless invoked by contract or adopted as law by a governmental entity, usually referred to as a jurisdiction. A jurisdiction can be a state, province, county, or city. If there happen to be no jurisdictional requirements regarding Code coverage, the purchaser of a boiler may specify to the manufacturer construction to Section I rules as a requirement.

Currently, Section I has been adopted by all but one state (Wyoming is the exception) and by all of the provinces of Canada. Wyoming has a...

United States and Canada
International Acceptance
Uniform Boiler and Pressure Vessel Laws Society
National Board Inspection Code
Effective Dates of the Code and Code Revisions
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