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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



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


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


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


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



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.


Ajay Shah, U. (2014), "A review on structural integrity assessment procedures", International Journal of Structural Integrity, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp. 328-338.



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