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ESIA6 Engineering Structural Integrity Needs and Provision

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Full proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment Manchester, 7-9th October 2002. Organised by FESI (UK Forum for Engineering Structural Integrity) in association with AEA Technology plc and held at The Manchester Conference Centre, UMIST. Includes 37 papers delivered over 8 sessions covering: NEEDS – Regulatory/Methods, Inspection, Life Management PROVISION – Modelling, Materials, Tools and Methods, Fracture Mechanics . Editors: P E J Flewitt, P F Heyes, J Schofield, R A Smith, A Turnbull, B Tomkins, C S Wiesner.
ISBN 0 9543454 3 6, 366 pages.

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6th International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity
Assessment, 7 October 2002 to 9 October 2002

NEEDS

REGULATORY/METHODS

A comment on the requirements for Structural Integrity Assessment
Methodologies
A R DOWLING AND P E J FLEWITT…………. 3

Development of Safety Case for Lamellar Tearing Defects in Primary
Pressure Circuit Nozzles
B D DANIELS AND A M PENNICK……………. 15

Sustainability, Risk and Regulation
R K PENNY…………………… 27

Structural Integrity Nuclear Safety Research Priorities at the UK
and European Level – A UK Regulatory View
A MILLER……………………… 37

The Integration of Safety Cases and Engineering Design
M JAGGER AND C PICKER………………. 45

Keynote Paper – Professional Responsibility in Engineering

B TOMKINS AND I HOWARD……………..57

INSPECTION

Non Destructive Testing; The First Step in Maintaining Structural
Integrity
H BAINBRIDGE…………………. 73

The Use of Risk Assessment in the Management of Stress Corrosion
Cracking
S T ADAIR AND M L HOLLAND……………… 83

The Effects of Service Lifetime and Wear on the Residual Stress
in Railway Rails
J KELLEHER, D BUTTLE, P WITHERS AND P MUMMERY… 95

Remote Monitoring of Structural Integrity at High Temperature
S TU AND N LUO…………………. 109

LIFE MANAGEMENT

The Problems with Mixed Gas
G HUGHES……………………. 121

Climatic Risks with Impact on the overhead Electric Lines from Eastern
Regions of Romania
D FRUMESELU………………….. 131

A Comparison of Methods Applied for Fault Diagnosis of Electro Hydraulic
Systems
Z SHI AND J WANG………………… 139

Safety, Reliability and Integrity – A case study based illustration
of project needs from preconception to decommissioning
L BJORKEGREN, R COTGROVE AND S HATTON……. 147

Critical Assessment of the Role of Cathodic Protection in Pipeline
Integrity and Reliability
S A SHIPILOV……………………. 155

The Boiler Life Management (BLM) Model in the Belgian Power Industry

M EYCKMANS AND J-P BARTHELEMI………….. 163

PROVISION

Keynote Paper – Tools and Methods for Structural Integrity
Assessment
I LE MAY AND R SESHADRI………………… 173

MODELLING

An Integrated Technique for Modelling Creep-Fatigue Life of Components
and Structures
X LIN, T CHEN AND R ANDERSON…………. 187

Crack Initiation Life Predictions for Featured Specimens based on
the Chaboche Deformation Model
H SCHLUMS, D S TCHANKOV, K HOSCHLER AND U MULLER….. 195

A Parametric Study of Life Estimation for Typical Branched Pipes
under Creep Conditions
T H HYDE, G RAYNOR, S B LEEN AND W SUN…….. 203

Materials (1)

Crack-Healing Behaviour of S13N4 Ceramics During Service and Resultant
Fatigue Strength in the Healed Condition (1000ºc-1200ºc, In Air)

K ANDO, K TAKAHASHI, S SAITOU AND S SATO……… 213

An Estimation to Plastic Limit Load of Cracked Equal-Diameter Welded
Piping Branch Junctions under Internal Pressure
F XUAN, P LI AND S T TU………………. 221

Keynote Paper – Structural Integrity Methods, Where next?

R E DOLBY AND C S WIESNER………….. 233

Tools and Methods

High Temperature Defect Assessment Procedures
B DOGAN……………………… 241

Advances in Field and Laboratory Tools for Failure Analysis
C BAGNALL AND J GOVER Jr…………….. 255

A Demonstration on Model-Based Fault Diagnosis of a Control Process

J WANG AND Z SHI………………… 265

The Use of FEAT in Support of Structural Integrity Assessments
C D ELCOATE AND J R NOYCE…………… 273

Materials (2)

Material Property Experiment of the Specimen from a Hydrogenation
Reactor after about 105H Service

H XU, X XIA, K ZHU, Q WANG, P LI AND L HUA………. 283

Material Property Comparison of 12Cr1MoV with 10CrMo910 after 21
Years Service as Main Steam Piping
H XU, D ZHANG, X HUANG AND Z YANG………. 293

Mean Stress Effect on High Temperature Low Cycle Fatigue of a Single
Crystal Alloy
D S TCHANKOV, J XU, H SCHLUMS AND W ROTHKEGEL… 301

Fracture Mechanics

Miniature Specimen Fracture Toughness Testing and Analysis
D M SHUTER, J T DUTTON, J W HOBBS, W GEARY, R P BIRKETT AND G WARDLE…………….
311

The Local approach in Structural Integrity Assessments: Transforming
its Potential into an Invaluable Engineering Tool
S R BORDET, A D KARSTENSEN, C S WIESENER AND D M KNOWLES…………………..
321

Engineering Assessment of Tear Cracks in Large-Scale Panels from
Thin-Sheet Aluminium
V P NAUMENKO AND G S VOLKOV………….. 329

The Development of a Compact Specimen to Study the Influence of
Residual Stresses in Fracture
A H SHERRY, M TURSKI, M A WILKES, D W BEARDSMORE, P J WITHERS AND
P J BOUCHARD………….. 341

Computational Modelling and Analysis of Structural Crack Arrest
Behaviour
Y TKACH AND F M BURDEKIN…………… 349

A Statistical Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Crack Path Deviations
in Strength Mis-Matched Joints
B BEZENSEK AND J W HANCOCK…………… 359