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By Sviatoslav Timashev, Anna Bushinskaya

The e-book includes strategies to basic difficulties which come up as a result of the common sense of improvement of particular branches of technological know-how, that are concerning pipeline security, yet in general are subordinate to the desires of pipeline transportation.

The e-book deploys vital yet no longer but solved facets of reliability and safeguard coverage of pipeline structures, that are very important facets not just for the oil and gasoline and, mostly, gasoline and effort industries , but in addition to nearly all modern industries and technologies.

The quantity can be precious to experts and specialists within the box of diagnostics/ inspection, tracking, reliability and safeguard of serious infrastructures. firstly, it will likely be necessary to the choice making folks —operators of other forms of pipelines, pipeline diagnostics/inspection owners, and architects of in-line –inspection (ILI) instruments, commercial and ecological defense experts, in addition to to researchers and graduate students.

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Using this approach in combination with random value models of other pipeline parameters allows calculating the conditional POF of a PS according to the leak criterion under the joint effect of operating pressure and active growth of pipe wall corrosion defects. 5 Analysis of Residual Strength of Main Pipelines Segments with Localized Corrosion Defects One of the main reasons for PS destruction is decrease of their strength capacity due to the development of local defects in pipe wall. Most of these types of accidents occur due to surface-type defects.

It accounts for the effect of metal strengthening under load. 1) where σh are the hoop fracture stresses of pipeline segment with a single defect; σf are the yield stresses; Ao = l · wt is the initial area of the longitudinal cross section of the damaged pipe segment, where l is the maximum length of the defect along the pipe axis, wt is the pipe wall thickness, A = ld is the area of defect in the longitudinal cross section of the defective pipe segment, where d is the maximal defect depth; M is the Folias factor.

9UTS. 9UTS Pf (t) = . 17) This code should be applied only to • single cross section of the pipeline containing a longitudinally oriented, flat bottom surface defect of the corrosion/erosion type; • defects which depth is less than 85 % of pipe wall thickness. PCORRC (Battelle) code [116]. PCORRC methodology was developed on the basis of studying the mechanism of destruction of pipes, material of which has improved or high fracture toughness, and on the high-precision modeling of the finite element pipe models performed at the “Battelle” Institute [129].

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