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Risk-based calibration of reliability levels for limit states design of pipelines

Quishi Chen

Risk-based calibration of reliability levels for limit states design of pipelines

by Quishi Chen

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Published by National Energy Board in Calgary .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pipelines -- Design and construction.,
  • Pipelines -- Safety measures.,
  • Pipelines -- Standards.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Quishi Chen.
    ContributionsCanada. National Energy Board., Federal Panel on Energy Research and Development (Canada)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ930 .C54 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17217078M
    ISBN 100662236637
    OCLC/WorldCa613095550

      Abstract. Consistent estimate of the probability of failure of pipeline systems plays a critical role in optimizing their operation. To prevent pipeline failures due to actively growing defects it is necessary to be able to assess the pipeline system failure-free operation probability (reliability) during a certain period, taking into account its actual level of : Sviatoslav Timashev, Anna Bushinskaya. @article{osti_, title = {Limit states and reliability-based pipeline design. Final report}, author = {Zimmerman, T.J.E. and Chen, Q. and Pandey, M.D.}, abstractNote = {This report provides the results of a study to develop limit states design (LSD) procedures for pipelines. Limit states design, also known as load and resistance factor design (LRFD), provides a .

      Pipes are of major importance for transport of liquids and gas mainly for water, natural gas and oil. The total length of gas pipes in the world is estimated at one million kilometres for gas transport (pipes with a diameter of 80 to mm). Pipelines remain the least expensive transcontinental mean of transport compared to rail-bound or terrestrial transport.   3. RELIABILITY BASED LIMIT STATE DESIGN Limit States The limit state is a mathematical relationship between the parameters associated with a particular failure mechanism at theonset of failure.

    The present paper describes a reliability-based design procedure against upheaval buckling of rock or soil-covered pipelines. The failure mode considered is “snap-through” buckling. The study is performed using state-of-the-art design methodologies, including an assessment of all known uncertainties related to the load and capacity Cited by: 4. Specifically, the RBDA reliability targets for ultimate limit states (ULS) are lower than the reliability levels achieved by current design standards for large diameter, high pressure pipelines in Classes 2 to 4 (referred to in this paper as high consequence pipelines) and for all pipelines in Class : Maher Nessim, Mark Stephens, Riski Adianto.


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Risk-based calibration of reliability levels for limit states design of pipelines by Quishi Chen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The paper shows how these limitations can be addressed by adopting a reliability-based limit states design approach. In this approach, a pipeline is designed to maintain a specified reliability level with respect to its actual expected failure mechanisms (known as limit states).

The reliability-based strength design of pipelines is discussed in this chapter. The wall thickness is determined from the loads that the pipeline must sustain in both installation and operating conditions.

The uncertainties exist in the design parameters for the wall thickness, which should be considered. Reliability-Based Limit States Design for Onshore Pipelines. The traditional approach to pipelines design is to select a wall thickness that maintains the hoop stress below the yield strength multiplied by a safety factor.

The main design condition implied by this approach is yielding (and by extension burst) of the defect-free pipe. This paper discusses one important application of reliability analysis: the calibration of geometric design models to yield consistent safety (risk) levels. The paper provides calibrated design charts for the middle ordinate M, defined as the lateral distance between edge of median barriers and centerline of the adjacent traffic lane, at.

Reliability Based Design. Multiple-threat analysis. Complex systems like pipelines must be designed to account for a broad range of threats such as corrosion, third-party damage, ground movement and manufacturing defects. Operators require a rigorous design approach that gives appropriate, consistent consideration to each of these threats.

In principle, the reliability-based design of offshore pipelines involves (1) the identification of failure modes for specified design cases, (2) the definitions of design formats and limit-state functions (LSFs), (3) uncertainty measurements of all random variables, (4) the calculation of failure probability.

Design and Assessment of Onshore Natural Gas Pipelines limit state ULS reliability targets for onshore natural gas pipe- Tolerable societal risk levels were generated by calibration to.

RISK BASED ASSESSMENT OF PIPELINE DESIGN Description. A rigorous pipeline design assessment process that goes beyond the minimum requirements of codes and regulations to identify potential future operating risks relating to a proposed new pipeline. The main objective of reliability-based calibration of tubular joint design is to achieve the optimal set of partial safety factors based on a uniform reliability level.

This chapter covers the main topic of the uncertainty analysis to identify and quantify the different sources of uncertainties that are present, and to decide how to consider them in the subsequent reliability analysis. Reliability-based analysis of road geometric design has been reported in literatures as a trend in transportation safety study.

In the reliability analysis of a horizontal curve, the performance function is usually formulated as a. This paper aims at assessing the reliability of pipelines with corrosion defects subjected to internal pressure using the first-order reliability method (FORM).

The limit-state function is defined based on the results of a series of small-scale experiments and three-dimensional non-linear finite element analysis of the burst pressure of intact and corroded by: Limit state concepts have however influenced the Dutch code NEN, the Russian SNiPthe Canadian CSA Z, ANSI B, the British BS O: Part 3 and the Germanischer Lloyd rules.

The two groups of concepts spoken of as 'limit state' and 'reliability' are separate and by: 3. A set of guidelines for the application of Reliability Based Design and Assessment (RBDA) of onshore natural gas pipelines has been developed.

These guidelines contain a general overview of RBDA methods and a discussion of the key. • The selection of target reliability is based on consequences of failure, location and contents of pipelines, relevant rules, access to inspection and repair, etc.

• When conducting reliability based FFS analysis, target reliability levels in a given reference time period and reference length of pipeline should be selected.

The limit state design of pipeline is a rational design method based on the idea of a limit state, a condition that limits the continued safe operation of a pipeline. It is exceeded when the response of the pipeline to loading is unacceptable.

Application of a risk-based approach to the assessment of corroding offshore pipelines is described with the aim of optimising maintenance and replacement schedules. The method provides a basis for determining maintenance and inspection priorities and ultimately the development of pipeline replacement strategies.

Risk-based casing design Oilfield tubulars have been traditionally designed using a deterministic working stress design (WSD) approach, which is based on multipliers called safety factors (SFs). The primary role of a safety factor is to account for uncertainties in the design variables and parameters, primarily the load effect and the strength or resistance of the.

This paper proposes a set of reliability targets that can be used in the design and assessment of onshore natural gas pipelines. The targets were developed as part of a PRCI-sponsored project that aims to establish reliability-based methods as a viable alternative for pipeline design.

Where the consequences are less severe, lower reliability can be tolerated, with the same risk level being achieved. This paper reviews the limit states design method and discusses the selection of target reliability levels and the reliability analysis procedures used to calibrate partial design factors.

Reliability of pipelines with corrosion defects Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping 85(4) April.

Risk-based pipeline re-assessment optimization considering corrosion defects pipeline re-assessment optimization considering corrosion. in determining the limit state of corroded pipelines.This paper proposes a set of reliability targets that can be used in the design and assessment of onshore natural gas pipelines.

The targets were developed as part of a PRCI-sponsored project that aims to establish reliability-based methods as a viable alternative for pipeline design Cited by: ABSTRACT RESUME A.

Francis, R.J. Espiner & A.M. Edwards BG Technology, United Kingdom.