Boilers and Pressure Vessels

The seismic design of a boiler or pressure vessel shall include analysis of the following: the dynamic effects of the boiler or pressure vessel, its contents, its supports, the sloshing of liquid contents, loads from attached components such as piping, and the interaction between the boiler or pressure vessel and its support. Boilers or pressure vessels designed in accordance with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code may be considered to meet the force, displacement, and other requirements of this code.