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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006823
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
...Abstract Abstract This article illustrates the use of the American Petroleum Institute (API) 579-1/ASME FFS-1 fitness-for-service (FFS) code (2020) to assess the serviceability and remaining life of a corroded flare knockout drum from an oil refinery, two fractionator columns affected...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006807
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... studies on heater tube creep testing and remaining-life assessment, and pressure vessel time-dependent stress analysis showing the effect of stress relaxation at hot spots. creep curve creep testing elevated-temperature life assessment heater tubes high-temperature components hydrogen attacks...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006802
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... an overview of the structural design process, the failure analysis process, the failure investigator's role, and how failure analysis of structural components integrates into the determination of remaining life, fitness-for-service, and other life assessment concerns. The topics discussed include industry...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001477
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
...Abstract Abstract Fitness-for-service assessment procedures can be used to assess the integrity, or remaining life, of components in service. Depending on the operating environment and the nature of the applied loading, a structure can fail by a number of different modes: brittle fracture...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003289
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
... the estimation of required creep-rupture properties based on insufficient data. Methods for evaluation of remaining creep-rupture life, including parametric modeling, isostress testing, accelerated creep testing, evaluation by the Monkman-Grant coordinates, and the Materials Properties Council (MPC) Omega method...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006804
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
...Abstract Abstract This article addresses the effects of damage to equipment and structures due to explosions (blast), fire, and heat as well as the methodologies that are used by investigating teams to assess the damage and remaining life of the equipment. It discusses the steps involved...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003517
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... of blades. It is important to assess the condition of blades periodically and to estimate the remaining life to provide guidelines for replacement or reconditioning of the blades. A properly managed life assessment and refurbishment program can extend the life of present and future turbines by many years...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002472
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... analysis will be confined to presenting data in the form that a designer might use, with emphasis on design principles rather than detailed design analysis. Thus, multiaxial stresses, part analysis, and creep-fatigue interaction are not formally treated. However, remaining life assessment and the effect...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002390
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... is uncertain. Furthermore, the procedure involves destructive tests requiring removal of large samples from operating components. There are limitations on the number of available samples and the locations from which they can be taken. Periodic assessment of the remaining life is not possible. The costs...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003512
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... an overview of the prevalent life assessment methodologies for structural components. Because the failure analyst is often asked questions concerning remaining life, fitness-for-service, inspection intervals, and reliability of structural components and equipment, it is necessary that the failure analyst...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003290
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
.... , Accelerated High Temperature Performance Evaluation of Superalloys for Process Optimization and Remaining Life Assessment , ASME IGTI Turbo Expo Conference ( Indianapolis, IN ), ASME , 1999 22. Gryzywinski G.G. and Woodford D.A. , Creep Analysis of Thermoplastics Using Stress Relaxation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002387
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... on economic justification rather than on technical need. A logical and technically based decision may, for instance, involve a sequence of steps such as remaining-life calculations based on operating history, inspections, material testing, assessment of remaining life, and final disposition of the component...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0003751
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... and steels can be applied almost universally. Performing life assessment investigations of nuclear and fossil-fuel power plant equipment established many of the techniques described in this article. Power plants routinely use field metallography to assess the useful life of turbine rotors and blades...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004131
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... Interpretation for Corrosion Damage and Remaining Life Assessments,” RTO-MP-079 (II), Proc. Specialists' Meeting on Life Management Techniques for Ageing Air Vehicles ( Manchester, U.K. ), NATO , Oct 2001 49. Honeycutt K. , Brooks C. , Prost-Domasky S. , and Mills T...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004110
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... on the overall ECDA process, and provides performance measures for integrity management programs. The first step in post assessment is to determine the remaining pipeline life from calculations of the possible corrosion defects at coating fault locations that were not subjected to direct examination...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... defects if there is a chance of these remaining in equipment entering service. The likelihood of this can be assessed by review of the extent and validity of inspection carried out during fabrication and construction. The nature of the required inspection should be considered in terms...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 19
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002384
EISBN: 978-1-62708-193-1
... or standards for design and manufacturing, failures are still