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Failures 2006

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Proceedings of the Seventh International Colloquium 2006. Edited by R. K. Penny.
ISBN 954345495 (2006), 1 vol..

Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Risk, Economy and Safety Failure Minimisation and Analysis, Gordon’s Bay, South Africa 13-17 May 2006

OPENING AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Energy Availability and Risk
I. LE MAY

SOME ISSUES

Engineering Compromise
K. McINTYRE

Maximising Reliability and Profitability in Refineries – A Multi-Dimensional Approach
A. T. RADHAKRISHNAN and C. BECHT

Case History of Aircraft Failures and their Role in Improving Aircraft Safety
J. SVEJCAR and A. PISTEK

FAILURES: REDUCING RISK

Development of a Materials Risk Information Platform
K. YAGI

Integration of Plant Condition Assessment with Risk Management Programmes
J. R. LILLEY

Learning from Premature Failures
G. R. LOBLEY and A. KERMAD

Distinguishing between Causes of Failure using Probability Maps
M. SLAVIK and R. du PREEZ

FAILURES: CASE STUDIES AND RISK ANALYSIS

Metallurgical Evaluation and Failure Analysis of Various Compressor Failures
C. E. van der WESTHUIZEN and S. Al-SUBIA

Case Studies of Electrical Component Failures
J. SWART, A. ARORA, S. NILSSON and B. ROSS

Grinding Mill Drive Train Failures in the Minerals Processing Industry
K. A. WAINWRIGHT and R. P. DIERING

Failure Investigation of Fired Heater Outlet Headers
R. VORSTER

TANKS AND PIPELINES

Tanks and Pipelines – Analysis of some Cases of Failure
V. KRUPKA

Validating the Integrity of Re-Use of a Land Pipeline
A. LOW, J. SPECK and A. DACRE

Small Punch Testing Technique in South Africa
S. NQABISA and O. PHILANDER

Integrity of Welded Joints with Varying Material Parameters
W. KOHLHÖFER

HIGH TEMPERATURE MATERIALS BEHAVIOUR

Coal-Fired Ultra-Supercritical Boilers – 50 Years of Materials Experience and Current Implications
J. D. FISHBURN, J. F. HENRY and C. T. WARD

Failure of a Furnace Thermowell Joint
R. K. PENNY

Life Assessment of Heat Resistant Steels using the Omega Method
M. MITSUHARA, D. TERADA, N. NAKASHIMA

POST-CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS AND ASSET MANAGEMENT

Developments in Post-Construction Codes and Standards in the United States
C. BECHT and J. R. SIMS

Competency Requirements and the Changing World of Integrity Managemen
N. SUKAIH

Investigation of a Leak in a Main Steamline Piping Joint: Causes and Implication
J. D. FISHBURN and J. F. HENRY

Detection and Assessment of Carburisation Damage in Visbreaker Heater Tubes
J. R. LILLEY

FAILURE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

Developments in Surface Replication for Detection and Evaluation of Environmentally Assisted Degradation
N. K. PEAT

Investigation and Analysis of Blade Failures of a Low Press Steam Turbine
A. T. MTHANDI

Bolted Joints: Principles and Pitfalls in Design and Constructions
I. LE MAY, R. PASCUAL and R. PEACE