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Failure Analysis and Prevention

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William T. Becker
William T. Becker
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Roch J. Shipley
Roch J. Shipley
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ASM International
Volume
11
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-180-1
Publication date:
2002
Book Chapter

Failures of Pipelines[1]

By
R.J. Eiber
R.J. Eiber
Battelle Columbus Laboratories
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J.F. Kiefner
J.F. Kiefner
Battelle Columbus Laboratories
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Published:
2002

Abstract

This article describes the failure characteristics of high-pressure long-distance pipelines. It discusses the causes of pipeline failures and the procedures used to investigate them. The use of fracture mechanics in failure investigations and in developing remedial measures is also reviewed.

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R.J. Eiber, J.F. Kiefner, 2002. "Failures of Pipelines", Failure Analysis and Prevention, William T. Becker, Roch J. Shipley

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