Mechanical Design of Process Vessels (CH812)


M.Tech (CH)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


General considerations in design of process vessels. Design of thin walled vessels under internal pressure. Compensation for openings and branches. Design of vessels subjected to external pressure. Design of vessels subjected to combined loadings. Design of vessels supports. Design of flanged joints and welded joints. Fatigue assessment of vessels and pressure tests.


1. Coulson and Richardson, Chemical Engineering, Volume 6, Butterworth Heinemann, 1996.
2. Brownwell and Young, Process equipment design-Vessel design, Wiley Eastern Limited., 1951.


Chemical Engineering

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