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Monitoring the Service-Induced Damage in Utility Boiler Pressure Vessels and Piping Systems

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G. H. Harth

Life Extension Services, Babcock and Wilcox, Fossil Power Division, Barberton, Ohio

T. P. Sherlock

Babcock and Wilcox, Fossil Power Division, Barberton, Ohio

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 107(3), 226-229 (Aug 01, 1985) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3264440 History: Received May 05, 1985; Revised May 16, 1985; Online November 05, 2009

Abstract

Electric utilities are becoming more concerned about extending the life of older fossil-fueled power plants. Of particular interest are methods for estimating the remaining useful life of steam headers and main steam piping. This paper discusses different methodologies for determining exhausted and remaining life of these components. An example of a header which was found to have exhausted its useful life is also presented.

Copyright © 1985 by ASME
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