5. Estimating the Risk of Pipeline Failure Due to Corrosion

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. M. Nessim

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch5

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Nessim, M. (2011) Estimating the Risk of Pipeline Failure Due to Corrosion, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch5

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. C-FER Technologies Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864

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Keywords:

  • estimating risk of pipeline failure due to corrosion - metal loss corrosion, major causes of pipeline failures;
  • pressure resistance of corroded pipelines;
  • process of inspection and repair - improving pipeline condition, modifying probability distributions of defect size and defect frequency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Characterizing pipeline corrosion

  • Pressure resistance of corroded pipelines

  • Probability of failure due to corrosion

  • Impact of maintenance on reliability

  • Application to maintenance planning

  • Summary

  • References