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A review on structural integrity assessment procedures

Utkarsh Ajay Shah (R&D Centre, Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering, Mumbai, India)

International Journal of Structural Integrity

ISSN: 1757-9864

Article publication date: 11 November 2014

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to compare different existing assessment procedures for their limitations and applicable areas.

Design/methodology/approach

Procedures have been studied in-depth along with their criterion for applications.

Findings

The study shows applicability of different procedures along with their limitations and future scope.

Originality/value

The paper provides starting point for performing damage assessment based on relevant procedures.

Keywords

Acknowledgements

The author wishes to thank management of L&T Hydrocarbon IC as well as Dr Barun Chakrabarti and Shrikant Inje of L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, R&D Centre for their support and efforts in developing in-house capabilities in the areas of fitness-for-service and damage assessment.

Citation

Ajay Shah, U. (2014), "A review on structural integrity assessment procedures", International Journal of Structural Integrity, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 328-338. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSI-01-2014-0004

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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