Shannon Read holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Western Kentucky University. He joined Stress Engineering Services in 1990 and has been involved in general materials testing, high temperature creep testing, and testing equipment design and manufacture.
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May/June 2016 Inspectioneering Journal
By Douglas Marriott at Stress Engineering Services Inc., Shannon Read at Stress Engineering Services Inc., and Arun Sreeranganathan at Stress Engineering Services Inc.
Aging equipment, along with more aggressive service, makes it more important than ever to carry out fitness-for-service (FFS) assessments in support of run/repair/replace decisions. Testing material in the service-degraded condition enables quantification of the material condition and provides increased accuracy in FFS evaluations of these components.