Technical Papers

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Listed by market segment, these technical papers reflect our diverse areas of expertise.

  • Methodology for Surveying Buried Plant Piping for Coating Condition and CP Effectiveness

      

    Oil & Gas

    2011-03-01

    Andy Smart, Steve Biagiotti, Eric Elder

  • Using Soil Analysis and Corrosion Rate Modeling to Support ECDA and Integrity Management of Pipelines and Buried Plant Piping

      

    Oil & Gas

    2011-03-01

    Steve Biagiotti

  • ICDA – Improving Detection Success

      

    Oil & Gas

    2008-03-01

    Steve Biagiotti

  • Improving the Success of DG-ICDA Projects

      

    Oil & Gas

  • White Paper: Monitoring the Fatigue Life of Offshore HPHT Valves

      

    Oil & Gas

    2015-08-01

    Tim Gilman

  • Alternative Approach for Qualification of Temperbead Welding in the Nuclear Industry

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-01

    Richard E. Smith, PhD, FAWS

  • COG Risk-Informed In-Service Inspection (RI-ISI) Project

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-02

    Scott T. Chesworth

  • Development of a Corporate Standard for Cathodic Protection as a Long-Term Corrosion Mitigation Strategy for Buried Pipe

      

    Nuclear

    2011-01-01

    George Licina

  • 2010 Nuclear Buried Pipe Initial Industry Trends Utilizing BPWorks™2.0

      

    Nuclear

    2011-02-01

    Shane A. McManus

  • Effectiveness of Excavate and Weld Repair On A Large Diameter Piping Dissimilar Metal Weld By Finite Element Analysis

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-02

    Francis H. Ku, Pete C. Riccardella, Apana Alleshwaram

  • Flow Loads on the Shroud in a Boiling Water Reactor Due to a Recirculation Outlet Line Break - A Comparative Study between Potential Flow and Computational Fluid Dynamics Methodologies

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-03

    Raja Ananth, Sandra Sowah, Jay Gillis

  • Improving The Value of Excavations Through Indirect Inspection & Engineering Assessments

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-04

    Stephen F. Biagotti Jr. P.E., Eric Houston P.E., George Licina, Dilip Dedhia, PhD

  • Investigative Study of 2-d Vs. 3-d Weld Residual Stress Analyses of The Nrc Phase Ii Mockup

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-05

    Francis H. Ku, Shu(Stan) S. Tang

  • Probabilistic Models of Reliability Of Cast Austenitic Stainless Steel Piping

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-06

    Haiyang Qian, David Harris

  • Supplemental Stress and Fracture Mechanics Analyses of Pressurized Water Reactor Pressure Vessel Nozzles

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-07

    Matthew Walter, Daniel Sommerville

  • Technical Basis for Code Case N-806, Evaluation of Metal Loss In Class 2 And 3 Metallic Piping Buried In A Back-filled Trench

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-08

    Robert O. McGill

  • Revised Reactivity Initiated Acident Acceptance Criteria for High Burnup Fuel

      

    Nuclear

    2012-07-09

    Robert Montgomery - ANATECH Corp

  • Capabilities of the FALCON Steady State and Transient Fuel Performance Code

      

    Nuclear

    2004-09-01

    W.F. Lyon, N. Jahingir, R.O. Montgomery - ANATECH Corp.

  • Evaluation of Recent Ria-simulation Experiments With The Falcon Fuel Performance Code

      

    Nuclear

    2004-09-02

    Dion Sunderland, Robert Montgomery - ANATECH Corp.

  • Effect of Irradiation on Post-LOCA Cladding Behavior

      

    Nuclear

    2004-09-03

    R.O. Montgomery, J.M. Alvis - ANATECH Corp

  • Threat of Hydride Re-orientation to Spent Fuel Integrity During Transportation Accidents: Myth or Reality?

      

    Nuclear

    2007-10-01

    Joe Rashid - ANATECH Corp

  • Use of Core Analyses In Assessments of Fuel Failure Risk Due To Pellet-cladding Interaction

      

    Nuclear

    2009-04-01

    Michael Kennard - ANATECH Corp

  • A New Material Constitutive Model for Predicting Cladding Failure

      

    Nuclear

    2009-09-01

    Joe Rashid, - ANATECH Corp

  • A Review of Past and Present Reactor Safety Evaluations in a Loss of Coolant Accident

      

    Nuclear

    2009-09-02

    Robert Montgomery, John Alvis - ANATECH Corp

  • Analysis of Mixed Oxide Fuel Behavior During RIA Tests Using FALCON MOD01

      

    Nuclear

    2009-09-03

    Roberty Montgomery,John Alvis - ANATECH Corp

  • PCI Analysis and Fuel Rod Failure Prediction using FALCON

      

    Nuclear

    2009-09-04

    William Lyon, Robert Montgomery, Joe Rashid - ANATECH Corp

  • Analysis of High Burnup Fuel Failures at Low Temperatures in RIA Tests Using CSED

      

    Nuclear

    2010-09-05

    Wenfeng Liu, John Alvis, Robert Montgomery - ANATECH Corp

  • Assessments of HRSGs - Trends in Cycle Chemistry and Thermal Trnasient Performance

      

    Fossil

    2009-11-01

    Barry Dooley, Bob Anderson

  • Assissing and Controlling Corrosion in Air-Cooled Condensers

      

    Fossil

    2009-11-02

    Barry Dooley

  • Caustic Gouging

      

    Fossil

    2010-12-01

    Barry Dooley

  • Corrosion Fatigue

      

    Fossil

    2009-11-01

    Barry Dooley

  • EPRI's Guideline on Chemistry for Fossil Units with Air-cooled Condensers (ACCs)

      

    Fossil

    2009-06-01

    Barry Dooley, Kevin Shields, Stephen Shulder

  • Flow-Accelerated Corrosion (FAC) in Conventional Fossil Units: Cycle Chemistry Influences and Management Approach

      

    Fossil

    2009-11-01

    Barry Dooley, Kevin Shields, Stephen Shulder

  • Flow-Accelerated Corrosion in Fossil and Combined Cycle/HSRG Plants

      

    Fossil

    2008-10-01

    Barry Dooley

  • Grain Boundary Graphitization in P1 (C-1/2Mo) Alloy Pipe

      

    Fossil

    2012-07-01

    Clark McDonald, John Arnold, Jeff Henry

  • How Repeat Situations Lead to Chemistry-Related Damage in Conventional Fossil and Combined Cycle Plants

      

    Fossil

    2008-10-01

    Barry Dooley, Kevin Shields, Stephen Shulder

  • Hydrogen Damage

      

    Fossil

    2010-12-01

    Barry Dooley

  • Advanced NDE Techniques and Their Deployment on High Pressure Equipment

      

    Nondestructive

    2012-07-01

    Jeffrey Milligan, Daniel Peters, Jason Van Velsor

  • Alternative Acceptance Criteria for Flaws in Ferritic Steel Components Operating in the Upper Shelf Temperature Range

      

    Nondestructive

    2012-07-01

    H.L. Gustin

  • Asset Management, Life Extension and Fitness for Service in the High Pressure Industry

      

    Nondestructive

    2012-07-02

    Daniel Peters, Kevin Haley

  • Case Study on Generation of Acceptance Criteria in Feedwater Supply Tube Bends

      

    Nondestructive

    2010-07-03

    Daniel Peters, Eric Jones

  • Guided Wave Testing: Maximizing Buried Pipe Corrosion Knowledge From Each Excavation

      

    Nondestructive

    2012-07-03

    Andy Crompton, Roger Royer

  • High-Density Polyethylene Piping Butt-Fusion Joint Examination Using Ultrasonic Phased Array

      

    Nondestructive

    2009-07-03

    Caleb Frederick, Allen Porter

  • Turbine Steam Chest Life Assessment

      

    Nondestructive

    2010-07-03

    Daniel Peters, Eric Jones, Sean Hastings

  • Ultrasonic Phase Array Examination of Butt-Fusion Joints in High-Density Polyethylene

      

    Nondestructive

    2009-07-03

    Caleb Frederick, Allen Porter

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