About Pressure Systems Group

Pressure Systems Group (PSG) is a community of key workers from many industries.

Pressure Systems Group is vital to tackling issues ranging from ensuring safe, reliable and diverse supplies of energy to dealing with carbon capture.

Who we are

PSG covers both simple and complex pressure systems made up of boilers, pressure vessels, heat-exchangers, piping, pumps and valves, under varying conditions of pressure, heat, and stress.

Key areas include:

  • design
  • manufacturing
  • materials
  • asset integrity and care
  • safety, legislation and codes
  • inspection
  • metallurgy
  • stress analysis.

Industries or sectors covered

The following all depend on pressure systems for production:

  • Oil and gas
  • Nuclear and fossil power generation
  • Chemicals
  • Plastics
  • Food
  • Pharmaceuticals.
The following rely on pipelines and heating boilers to maintain quality of life:
  • Hospitals
  • Factories
  • Homes.

What we do

  • Range of seminars, conferences and other events
  • Courses in conjunction with Strathclyde University
  • Discussion days on emerging industry issues
  • Prestige lectures on contemporary topics
  • Web-based discussion forum
  • Short, informative webinars broadcast live and repeated
  • Donald Julius Groen Prize for pressure systems engineers.


  • Bring together key players from manufacturing, process, power engineering, research and regulation to discuss the latest advances and issues
  • Enable networking among different industry leaders
  • Promote this growing field to all engineering professionals and the wider public.

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