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ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code 2015

The English-language ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code is the world‘s most comprehensive collection of codes of practice governing the design, fabrication and inspection of boilers and pressure vessels.

ASME is the professional association for mechanical engineers in the USA. The association numbers over 120,000 members and develops, reviews and updates mechanical engineering standards and technical rules.

Technical rules for pressure vessels from the market leader

  • Hundreds of thousands of users in over 100 countries
  • Regularly updated by over 1,000 experts
  • Essential for all international busines

The BPVC can be purchased either as a complete collection or according to subject area.

It comprises 12 sections and 2 additional packages in the form of “Code Cases”.

Section 1 Rules for Construction of Power Boilers
Section 2 Materials
Section 3 Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components
Section 4 Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers
Section 5 Nondestructive Examination
Section 6 Recommended Rules for the Care and Operation of Heating Boilers
Section 7 Recommended Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers
Section 8 Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
Section 9 Welding and Brazing Qualifications
Section 10 Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels
Section 11 Rules for Inservice Inspection of Nuclear Power Plant Components
Section 12 Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks
Code Cases: Boilers and Pressure Vessels
Code Cases: Nuclear Components
Complete set without ring binders
Complete set including 34 ring binders
Ring binders

This brochure informs about the offers regarding ASME BPVC 2015 from Beuth Verlag.


BPVC in print form – the classic option

The Code can be purchased from Beuth Verlag either as a complete collection or in sections. Delivery includes

  • the basic publication
  • and regular supplements to the Code Cases.

The online service (by annual subscription) at

Ideal for networks. The current 2015 version including supplements (for Code Cases only) is also available online. Its advantages over the printed version:

  • It’s easier to handle (no sorting work!)
  • It costs less (no additional shipment charges!)