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The Use of “Fitness for Service” Assessment Procedures to Establish Allowable Flaw Sizes in Steel Cylinders

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Mahendra D. Rana

Praxair, Inc., 175 E. Park Drive, Tonawanda, NY, 14151e-mail: Mahendra_Rana@Praxair.com

John H. Smith

Potomac, MD 20854

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 126(2), 202-207 (May 05, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1687798 History: Received August 05, 2003; Revised September 18, 2003; Online May 05, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Longitudinal notch geometry used in the tested cylinders
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Comparison of calculated and measured flaw sizes for failure pressure equal to service pressure
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Comparison of calculated and measured flaw sizes for failure pressure equal to test pressure
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LTA analysis of 300 bar, 230 mm OD, 6.6 mm wall cylinder
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LTA analysis of 300 bar, 230 mm OD, 6.6 mm wall cylinder

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