Effects of initial flaw sizes and inservice inspection on piping reliability

M. A. Khaleel, F. A. Simonen

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In line with the research being conducted by the Pacific Northwest Laboratory for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to establish risk-based inservice inspection guidelines for nuclear power plant components, the paper presents the results of calculations that address piping inspection effectiveness. Inspection strategies are also described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-107
Number of pages13
JournalAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1994
EventProceedings of the 1994 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. Part 2 (of 19) - Minneapolis, MN, USA
Duration: 19 Jun 199423 Jun 1994


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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