IHS announced the expansion of its long-standing partnership with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) to deliver an interactive online version of the material stress tables, a crucial design and safety component of the Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC).

“For decades, IHS and ASME have worked together to deliver critical content and tools to the engineering discipline,” says Michael Merker, associate executive director for ASME. “These interactive stress tables continue our shared commitment to advance technical knowledge and safety, while fundamentally improving how engineers and technical professionals design and innovate.”

Stress tables are used to ensure the safe design and manufacture of boilers and pressure vessels. This new version presents an intuitive and modern interface for accessing stress table data, including Excel®-like filtering, intuitive navigation and discovery, and the ability to save tables/sections with notes.

“We are thrilled to partner with ASME to deliver this exclusive tool to the engineering community”, says Chad Hawkinson, senior vice president at IHS. “Together, we are furthering the advancement of the engineering discipline by providing seamless access to this trusted authoritative content.”

The ASME BPVC electronic stress tables are an essential complement to the 2015 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code to be released in July. They can be accessed alongside the code online through IHS ASME BPVC Advantage, a web-based HTML version of the boiler code that allows engineers to access their critical code content in the office or in the field from any connected device.

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