ENVIRONMENTALLY INDUCED CRACKING OF NATURAL GAS AND LIQUID PIPELINES. VOLUME 1. TECHNICAL REPORT
The purpose of the study was to provide the Office of Pipeline Safety Operations with an appraisal of the seriousness of certain types of environmentally induced cracking problems in natural gas and liquid petroleum pipelines. Measures for locating and identifying such cracks or for identifying conditions leading to their occurrence are identified. Predictions of future incidence probability are formulated and recommendations made for needed research and action.
- See also Volume 2, PB-282 924.
ASL Engineering, IncorporatedSanta Barbara, CA USA
Department of TransportationOffice of Pipeline Safety, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC USA 20590
- Bartol, J A
- Wells, C H
- Wei, R P
- Publication Date: 1977-12
- Pagination: 146 p.
- TRT Terms: Failure; Fracture mechanics; Gas pipelines; Metal pipe; Petroleum pipelines; Safety engineering; Steel; Stress corrosion
- Subject Areas: Pipelines; Terminals and Facilities;
- Accession Number: 00181329
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/MTB/OPSP-78/01
- Contract Numbers: DOT-OS-60519
- Files: NTIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Sep 27 2002 12:00AM