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Pressure Level in Pressure Vessel Requirement

I am very interested in learning API 520 and API 521 (everything about pressure relieving system). It is because that is the weakest point of me. I want to try make my understanding better, starting from pressure level.

I have heard and read so much about pressure terminology since years ago but still confusing until now. What was the MAWP, MOP, design pressure, set pressure, relieving pressure?

In this post I want to share what I read in API RP 521 (Guide for Pressure Relieving and Depressuring Systems). I read about some terminology in pressure level so that I hope I will not confuse about terms anymore.

Let’s see some terms in column Pressure Vessel Requirement. Read More