Brian Olson: About the Author
Senior Analyst, Stress Engineering Services Inc.


Brian Olson

Brian Olson has specialized experience in the areas of high temperature hydrogen attack, risk-based inspection, and high temperature life assessments. He currently is a member of the API 581 and API 941 committee. Mr. Olson holds a BS and MS in Materials Science and Engineering from Michigan Technological University.

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Published Articles

High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA): Life Assessment Methods for Carbon Steel and Carbon 0.50% Mo Materials
November/December 2015 Inspectioneering Journal
By Ralph E. King P.E. at Stress Engineering Services, Inc., and Brian Olson at Stress Engineering Services Inc.

To ensure the mechanical integrity and fitness-for-service (FFS) of equipment, facility managers, reliability engineers, and inspection technicians must understand the HTHA damage mechanism.