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ESIA8 Throughlife Management of Structures & Components

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Full proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment (ESIA8) Manchester UK, 24 – 25 October 2006
ISBN 978 0 9 552 994 0 7 1 Volume

8th International Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment (ESIA8) Manchester UK, 24 – 25 October 2006

Setting the Scene

Keynote Paper – Structural and Health and Safety
E MORLAND AND P HEYES…………. 3

Keynote Paper – Energy ~ Materials and Mechanisms
J KNOTT ………………………………… 13

NEEDS – Diagnosis and Evaluation

Invited Paper – Graphitisation and Its Implications on the Structural Integrity of Pressure Vessels
T L da Silveira, H C Furtado and I Le May ……………………………………………33

The Morphology of Cracks in Rails
j hobbs, t lim, d fletcher and a kapoor ……………………………………………45

Throughlife Management of Structural Ceramics Components Using Self-Crack-Healing
K ando, k takahashi, w nakao and k furusawa ……………………………………55

Guidance for the management of Ageing Equipment
p moore, j wintle, n henry and h bainbridge……………………………………………75

Inspection Intervals of Railway Axles: Influence of Stress Spectrum
s beretta and m carboni ……………..85

NEEDS – ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Keynote Paper – Coping with the Conservatisms in Assessment Methodology

j schofield

Comprehensive Assessment of a Naturally Forming Tear Crack in Thin-sheet Aluminium Alloy
v p naumenko, s y lenzion and Yu D skrypnyk

Integrated Approach to Structural Integrity
J k sharples and b daniels

Development of Specimens to Investigate Crack Behaviour in Heterigeneous Materials
p birkett, b daniels and a gunner

Ductile Tearing in a Narrow and Wide Strips of Thin-sheet Aluminium Alloy
v p naumenko, s y lenzion and yu d skrypnyk

Inter-relationships Between Ductile Crack Extension Δa, Stress Intensity Factor K and Temperature Within the Brittle to Ductile Transition Regime
g wardle, w geary and p apps

Sensitivity Analysis Using Monte Carlo Simulations on Creep Crack Growth
k wasmer, km nikbin and ga webster

PROVISIONS – Residual and Secondary Stresses

Keynote paper: Impact of Residual Stresses on Structural Integrity Assessment
D SMITH

Stress and Fatigue Life Assessments in the Automotive Industry Using the MAPS Portable Absolute Stress and Materials Measurement Tool
D BUTTLE

Through Life Attainment of Structural Integrity and Fatigue Life of Structures by Inducing Residual Compressive Stresses Around holes
L REID

Residual Stress Relaxation in Shot-peening High Strength Low Alloy Steel
A Turnbull, J J Pitts AND J D Lord

Through Section Measurement of Residual Stresses and their Application to Repair Welds
G Hilson, C Truman, D A Smith and P E J Flewitt

PROVISION–Life Management Methodologies

Life Prediction for Different Components Under Mainly Creep Conditions in a Power Station
S Cicero, F Guitterrez-Solano, J A Alvarez AND R Lacalle

New UK Research Programme on Fracture Mechanics and Residual Stresses
J K Sharples, s bate and c watson

Alternative Methods for the R6 Procedure in Treating Combined Primary and Secondary Loading
D G Hooton, J K Sharples AND C T Watson

Analysis of Multiple Co-planar Surface Breaking Flaws under Cleavage Failure Conditions
M Wilkes, J K Sharples, d beardsmore, g melvinAND C Watson

Prediction of Crack Initiation Times for High Temperature Lifetime Assessments
C M Davies, K M Nikbin, N P O’Dowd AND G A Webster,

PROVISION – LIFE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Keynote Paper – The Role of Structural Integrity in the Component Life Management Process across Aerospace and Submarine Sectors
S J Garwood, R S J Corran and J Howson NDE

Monitoring of Fatigue Damage Accumulation in Austenitic Steels
A Rogerson, N Turner, j taggart AND S Jacques

Benefits from a Risk Based Inspection and Maintenance (RBM) Strategy for Power Generation Plant
D WORSWICK AND A BOND

Open Inspection Intervals of Boilers and Pressure Vessels for Japanese Chemical Plants and Comparison with Other Countries’ Codes
K Ando, K Kitano AND H Suzuki

Everyone Worries About Variability in PBI Likelihood Assessments, What About the Consequences?
P horrocks

Failure Analysis of a Fastening System in a Scaffolding
R Lacalle, S. Cicero, J A Alvarez AND D Ferreno,

The Detection, Characterisation and Removal of an Unusual Defect in a Steam turbine
LP Disc

After 30 Years Poweration
E J McDonald AND G Belben,

Fitness-For-Service Case Study: Liquid Splatter in Wet H2S Service
D Humphrey AND S Brown,