March/April 2011 Inspectioneering Journal
Date March/April 2011
Volume  17
Issue 2
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    March/April 2011 Inspectioneering Journal

    In the previous issue we dealt with the fact that bolts can withstand significantly less cyclic loading than steady loading. We are now looking at the mechanics of why bolts fail if flanges are allowed to separate during operation.

    Authors: Del Underwood
    March/April 2011 Inspectioneering Journal

    The most common equipment vibration problems are often solved in industry without the use of specialty engineering resources. Routine vibration problems-from machinery imbalance and misalignment to simple cases of noise and resonance-are often...

    March/April 2011 Inspectioneering Journal

    Due to increasing market demands for stabilized crude, it is a high priority for oil handling and processing facilities to avoid production interruption. One optimization opportunity is to review our approach for scheduled facility Test and...

    March/April 2011 Inspectioneering Journal

    Two technologies, immediately available to plant operators for fixed equipment life-cycle management are Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) and Fitness for Service (FFS), two best practices that optimally work together or can standalone. Both have...

    Authors: Greg Alvarado

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