Philip Snyder graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1957 with a degree in chemical engineering. After a tour in the Army, he joined Chevron Corporation where he is currently a senior project manager overseeing a major capital project in one of Chevron's refineries. Previous Chevron assignments included refinery chief engineer, design and technical division manager, and process consultant.
Brittle fracture of a high pressure heat exchanger
Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
Copyright © 1988 American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Volume 7, Issue 3, pages 148–152, July 1988
How to Cite
Snyder, P. G. (1988), Brittle fracture of a high pressure heat exchanger. Plant/Oper. Prog., 7: 148–152. doi: 10.1002/prsb.720070306
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- Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
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The lesson from the E-440 incident is that we must establish minimum pressurizing temperatures for all heavy-wall equipment, not just reactors. We must also exercise care in the design of new equipment and modifications plus repairs to existing equipment.