2013 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC), Section V: Nondestructive Examination
BPVC-V-2013 contains requirements and methods for nondestructive examination which are referenced and required by other code Sections. It also includes manufacturer's examination responsibilities, duties of authorized inspectors and requirements for qualification of personnel, inspection and examination. Examination methods are intended to detect surface and internal discontinuities in materials, welds, and fabricated parts and components. A glossary of related terms is included.