Technical Publications

Brittle Fracture Assessments of Offshore PSVs

Subramanian, K., Penso, J., McVinnie, G., Garic, G.

ABSTRACT: Pressure safety relief valve needs to be designed and operated to assure metal temperatures are not lower than the Minimum Allowable...
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Composite Repair Performance at Elevated Temperatures

Alexander, C.R., Souza, J., Whalen, C.

ABSTRACT: For the better part of the past 20 years composite materials have been used to repair damaged piping and pressurized components in plants,...
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The Role of Composite Repair Technology in Rehabilitation Piping and Pipelines

Alexander, C.R.

ABSTRACT: Establishing integrity for piping and pipelines requires an understanding of the specific threats, their relationship to the overall...
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Intentional Destructive Testing: Establishing Mechanical Integrity in Plants, Facilities, and Pipelines

Alexander, C.R., Vyvial, B.

ABSTRACT: Operators of plants, facilities, and pipelines have at their disposal multiple resources for evaluating the integrity of identified...
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Developing an Engineering Based Integrity Management Program for Piping, Pipelines, and Plant Equipment

Alexander, C.R., Bedoya, J.

ABSTRACT: Establishing integrity for piping and pipelines requires an understanding of the specific threats, their relationship to the overall...
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A Method for Determining Quasi-Static and Dynamic Riser Inclination Using Collocated Accelerometers and Angular Rate Sensors

McNeill, S

ABSTRACT: A method is described for determining quasi-static and dynamic riser angles using measured data typically found in a riser fatigue...
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Assessment of Ultra Deepwater Riser Concepts for High-Motion Vessels

Royer, B., Power, T.L., Ayewah, D. O., Head, W.

ABSTRACT: The paper presents the results of the second half of a study funded by Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA) under...
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Subsea Wellhead and Riser Fatigue Monitoring in a Strong Surface and Submerged Current Environment

McNeill, S., Agarwal, P., Kluk, D., Bhalla, K., Young, R., Burman, S., Liapis, S., Jain, S., Jhingran, V., Hodges, S.

ABSTRACT: A drilling campaign was recently undertaken by Shell Oil Company in a region with high surface and submerged currents.  The water...
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Predictive Analysis of Flexible Pouch Performance

Yuan, J.Z., Haynes, C.A.

ABSTRACT:   The importance of flexible packaging is growing in the consumer products industry.  This evolution in packaging is readily...
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Tutorial on Auto-Refrigeration/Brittle Fracture Preventions

King, R.

ABSTRACT:   This tutorial will describe the major steps for the evaluation of a process unit for auto-refrigeration and brittle fracture. ...
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Reflection and Transmission Coefficient From Rectangular Notches in Pipes

D.K., Stoyko, N., Popplewell, A.H., Shah

ABSTRACT: The use of a single, non-dispersive ultrasonic guided wave mode is one important approach to monitoring a structure’s health. It is...
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Combining High Resolution In-Line Geometry Tools and Finite Element Analysis to Improve Dent Assessments

Dotson, R. L., Ginten, M., Alexander, C., Bedoya, J., Schroeer, K.

ABSTRACT:   Dent severity in the pipeline industry has historically been characterized through parameters including depth, length and width....
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