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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 2, PB-282 924.
  • Corporate Authors:

    ASL Engineering, Incorporated

    Santa Barbara, CA  United States 

    Department of Transportation

    Office of Pipeline Safety, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Bartol, J A
    • Wells, C H
    • Wei, R P
  • Publication Date: 1977-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 146 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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