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Rule 4101:4-3-01 | Accepted engineering practice and approved standards.


(A) Where references are made in Chapters 4101:4-1 to 4101:4-10 of the Administrative Code to the applicable section of the "ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code" or to other standards or publications, this rule identifies the specific edition of the code, standard, or publication that is adopted. Conformity to the applicable technical provisions, requirements, recommendations, and determinations in the codes, standards or other referenced publications adopted in "Table 4-3-01" of this rule, is prima-facie evidence of conformity with accepted engineering practice or with an approved standard.

(B) The board of building standards adopts existing published standards by year of issue as shown in "Table 4-3-01" of the Administrative Code as well as amendments, supplements, and addenda subsequently published prior to issuance of the next edition by the same authority in accordance with section 4104.02 of the Revised Code.

AuthorityEdition DateDesignationTitle
ASME2017BPVC -Section I (see footnote a)Power Boilers.
ASME2017BPVC -Section IIMaterial Specifications. Part A-Ferrous. Part B-Non-Ferrous. Part C-Welding Rods, Electrodes and Filler Metals. Part D-Properties.
ASME2017BPVC -Section IIINuclear Facility Components.
ASME2017BPVC -Section IVHeating Boilers.
ASME2017BPVC -Section VNondestructive Examination.
ASME2017BPVC -Section VIRecommended Rules for Care and Operation of Heating Boilers.
ASME2017BPVC -Section VIIRecommended Guidelines for Care of Power Boilers.
ASME2017BPVC -Section VIIIPressure Vessels-Division 1.
ASME2017BPVC -Section VIIIPressure Vessels-Division 2.
ASME2017BPVC -Section VIIIPressure Vessels-Division 3.
ASME2017BPVC -Section IXWelding, Brazing, and Fusing Qualifications.
ASME2017BPVC -Section XFiber-Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels.
ASME2017BPVC -Section XI Rules for Inservice Inspection of Nuclear Power Plant Components.
ASME2017 BPVCCode Cases.
ASME2016B 31.1Power Piping.
ASME2015CSD-1"Controls and Safety Devices for Automatically Fired Boilers."
NFPA2015NFPA 85"Boiler and Combustion Systems Hazards Code"
National Board2017NBICNational Board Inspection Code.
National BoardJul. 2012, Rev. 1NB-27A Guide for Blowoff Vessels.
National Board Jul. 2017NB-263 Rules for Commissioned Inspectors (RCI-1).
National BoardOct. 2016, Rev. of Owner-User Inspection Organizations (OUIO).

Footnote a: For riveted construction, see "ASME, BPVC-Section I, Power Boilers, Part PR (1971 edition)."

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4104.02(A)
Amplifies: 4104.02(B)
Five Year Review Date: 5/1/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/1978, 11/1/1980, 7/1/1984, 2/1/1987, 1/1/1990, 1/1/1993, 2/1/1996, 4/1/1999, 4/1/2001, 1/1/2002, 3/1/2005, 7/1/2007, 11/1/2007, 3/1/2013, 1/1/2015