November/December 2011 Inspectioneering Journal
Date November/December 2011
Volume  17
Issue 6
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November/December 2011 Inspectioneering Journal Article Index

  • November/December 2011 Inspectioneering Journal

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released its final report on a series of three accidents that occurred over a 33-hour period on January 22 and 23, 2010, at the DuPont Corporation's Belle, West Virginia, chemical manufacturing plant - including a fatal release of deadly phosgene gas, which was used as a chemical weapon in World War One.

  • Internal Ultrasonic System Shows Promise for Buried Pipe Inspection
    November/December 2011 Inspectioneering Journal

    EPRI is investigating improved inspection technologies as part of a multi-faceted effort to enhance the understanding and management of underground piping and tanks at nuclear power plants. An ultrasonic immersion technique tested on an 8-inch-diameter, 60-foot pipe run containing both horizontal and vertical sections and six elbows successfully navigated all obstructions and detected pipe thinning.

  • More On Scalable Accuracy
    November/December 2011 Inspectioneering Journal
    By Greg Alvarado at Inspectioneering Journal

    The original article on scalable accuracy which laid the groundwork for the concept was published in the March April 2011 issue of the Inspectioneering Journal, entitled Scalable Accuracy, Key Roles of Risk Based Inspection and Fitness for Service, Equipment Life-Cycle Management Process. This article is reprinted immediately following this article for ease of reference.

  • November/December 2011 Inspectioneering Journal
    By John Reynolds at Intertek

    In the first article entitled How to Put It All Together - Guide to Organizing a Successful PEI Program in the current series of articles that I am writing, I provided an overview of the necessary Management Systems (MS) for a successful program to achieve excellence in pressure equipment integrity and reliability (PEI&R). The eighth article in this series will appear in the November/December issue of the Inspectioneering Journal.

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