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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A076, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-84897
... and decarbonising other industrial processes by utilising heat directly. However the structural integrity challenges for such high temperature plant have been demonstrated in experimental Generation IV plant and the AGR fleet in the UK. Ensuring the design codes are fit for purpose to satisfy the UK regulatory...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A053, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-84423
... Abstract Excessive dependence on the safety factor of deterministic analysis leads to the conservative design of industrial components, resulting in conspicuous waste of manufacturing resources. The novel strategy for probabilistic assessments for structural integrity is proposed based...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A051, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-81135
... Abstract Next-generation Advanced Modular Reactors are expected to aid in the worldwide transition to net-zero emissions. However, these reactors are designed to operate at very high temperatures, which makes the structural integrity of the reactor critical to its design. The structural...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A016, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-84851
... inspection interval minimum time to failure multi-scale modeling NDE nondestructive evaluation oil pipeline piping POD powerplant pressure vessel probability of detection reliability reliability target statistical analysis stochastic modeling structural health monitoring structural integrity...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 2: Computer Technology and Bolted Joints; Design and Analysis, V002T03A004, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-84680
..., Failure, Structural Integrity NOMENCLATURE Vf Fibre volume fraction Vm Matrix volume fraction Vv CSM Void volume fraction Chopped strand mat FPF First ply failure load (N, Nm) GFRP Glass fibre reinforced polymer TEX Fibre linear density (g/km) 1. INTRODUCTION The applications of GFRP pipes have in recent...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 2: Computer Technology and Bolted Joints; Design and Analysis, V002T03A020, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-84858
... Abstract This paper discusses fitness for purpose (FfP) structural integrity assessments of Safety Relief valve (SRV) vent pipes that were inadequately designed and maintained. The FfP assessments identified several latent errors with the pipework design. The absence of a fault schedule...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 4A: Materials and Fabrication, V04AT06A034, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-83819
... to the inhomogeneity of the materials. The results show that the safety of the materials can be assessed reliably, provided that contemporary methods, equipment and analyses are used. Keywords: Ageing, Fracture, Reactor/Nuclear, Pressure Vessel, Weld, Structural Integrity NOMENCLATURE B2 Barsebäck 2 nuclear power...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 4B: Materials and Fabrication, V04BT06A054, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-84741
... will be key for enabling future structural integrity assessment methodologies. residual stress uncertainty neutron diffraction finite element analysis round robin structural integrity Proceedings of the ASME 2022 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2022 July 17-22, 2022, Las Vegas, Nevada...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 5: Operations, Applications, and Components; Seismic Engineering; ASME Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnosis and Prognosis (NDPD) Division, V005T07A030, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-84747
... dynamic analysis finite and boundary element methods numerical and computational reactor/nuclear structural integrity Abstract Packages used to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) are required by the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations 10 CFR 71.71 to demonstrate satisfactory performance...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2022, Volume 5: Operations, Applications, and Components; Seismic Engineering; ASME Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnosis and Prognosis (NDPD) Division, V005T07A028, July 17–22, 2022
Paper No: PVP2022-84353
... program can consider the knowledge gap closed. dynamic analysis finite and boundary element methods numerical and computational reactor/nuclear structural integrity Proceedings of the ASME 2022 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2022 July 17-22, 2022, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA PVP2022-84353...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2021, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A013, July 13–15, 2021
Paper No: PVP2021-62909
... fatigue testing corrosion metals reactor/nuclear structural integrity Abstract Abstract The effect of an LWR environment on fatigue life is currently assessed using methods (such as NUREG/CR-6909) that may be excessively conservative when applied to plant components and loading transients...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2021, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A029, July 13–15, 2021
Paper No: PVP2021-62169
... of detection reliability statistical analysis stochastic modeling structural health monitoring structural integrity structural reliability tolerance interval theory unavailability uncertainty uncracked pipe Abstract Abstract The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2021, Volume 5: Operations, Applications, and Components; Seismic Engineering; Non-Destructive Examination, V005T07A026, July 13–15, 2021
Paper No: PVP2021-61617
... reactor/nuclear structural integrity Proceedings of the ASME 2021 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2021 July 13-15, 2021, Virtual, Online PVP2021-61617 SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL MECHANICAL LOADS IN THE GENERAL PACKAGE DROP SCENARIO Nicholas Klymyshyn1, Casey Spitz, Pavlo Ivanusa, Kevin Kadooka, James...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2021, Volume 5: Operations, Applications, and Components; Seismic Engineering; Non-Destructive Examination, V005T07A025, July 13–15, 2021
Paper No: PVP2021-61610
... mechanical loads to the point of consistency with the package design requirements. dynamic analysis finite and boundary element methods numerical and computational reactor/nuclear structural integrity Proceedings of the ASME 2021 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference PVP2021 July 13-15, 2021...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2020, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A016, August 3, 2020
Paper No: PVP2020-21406
... to those predicted in ASME, Code Case N-809 and results from material specific in-house testing to assist the understanding of the behaviour of mechanically short cracks. Keywords: Fatigue, Testing, Corrosion, Metals, Reactor/Nuclear, Structural Integrity NOMENCLATURE C(T) Compact Tensile DCPD Direct...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2020, Volume 3: Design and Analysis, V003T03A054, August 3, 2020
Paper No: PVP2020-21003
... of the new model are discussed in the context of improved accuracy and precision for crack assessments. failure fracture structural integrity VALIDATION OF THE NEW GAMMA EXPONENT MODEL FOR AXIAL CRACK ASSESSMENT IN OIL AND GAS PIPELINES Colin Scott IRISNDT Engineering Services Calgary, Alberta...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2020, Volume 6: Materials and Fabrication, V006T06A051, August 3, 2020
Paper No: PVP2020-21274
...Abstract Abstract Structural integrity assessment often requires the interaction of multiple closely-spaced cracks or flaws in a structure to be considered. Although many procedures for structural integrity assessment include rules for determining the significance of flaw interaction...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2019, Volume 6A: Materials and Fabrication, V06AT06A058, July 14–19, 2019
Paper No: PVP2019-93502
... modeling; piping; precision structural integrity assessment; pressure vessel; PYTHON; SHM; statistical analysis; stochastic modeling; structural analysis; structural health monitoring; structural integrity; structural reliability; topological crack; TRUEGRID; uncertainty quantification; validation...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2019, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A003, July 14–19, 2019
Paper No: PVP2019-93508
... at the 2018 International Symposium on Structural Integrity (ISSI2018), Nov. 2–5, 2018, Nanjing, China, we developed a new theory of fatigue and creep rupture life modeling for metal alloys at room and elevated temperatures such that the co-reliability target can be estimated from fatigue and creep tupture...
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Proc. ASME. PVP2019, Volume 1: Codes and Standards, V001T01A059, July 14–19, 2019
Paper No: PVP2019-93967
... Yinsheng Li Japan Atomic Energy Agency 2-4 Shirakata, Tokai-mura, Naka-gun, Ibaraki 319-1195, Japan ABSTRACT For reactor pressure vessels (RPVs) of pressurized water reactors, temperature of the coolant water in the emergency core cooling system (ECCS) may influence the structural integrity of the RPV...