The Evaluation of Burst Pressure for Corroded Pipeline by Full Scale Burst Test

실배관 파열시험을 통한 부식배관의 파열압력 평가

  • Published : 2002.01.01


The transmission pipeline industry spends many millions of dollars annually performing inline inspections, excavating sites of possible corrosion, and repairing or replacing damaged sections of pipe. New criteria fur evaluation of the integrity of corroded pipe have been developed in recent years to help in controlling these costs. These new criteria vary widely in their estimates of integrity and the most appropriate criterion fur a given pipeline is net always clear. This paper presents an overview, comparison and evaluation of acceptability criteria for corrosion deflects in pipelines. By full scale burst tests, this paper has assessed the relative accuracy of each of theses criteria in predicting burst pressure. Many of the criteria appear to be excessively conservative and indicate that deflects must be repaired when none is needed, based upon burst test data.


Corroded Pipeline;Full Scale Burst Test;Burst Pressure;Natural Gas Pipeline


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