Acoustic emission testing can be a very convenient way of checking a vessel for invisible structural faults; in certain cases it is not even necessary to take the vessel out of service to test it. However, for some applications this method is neither as easy nor as cost-effective as it may seem. This book sets out to help in deciding whether acoustic emission testing is the right method for a particular problem. This is a revision of the 1985 text.EMISSION. TESTING. TO. PROCESS. VESSELS. AND. PIPEWORK. Successful use of AE can be assessed only ... There are now more than 50 AE codes and standards, and in specific cases a#39;exemptionsa#39; and a#39;code-casesa#39; allow AE to ... The AE test gives a direct indication of structural integrity and ample warning of failure .
|Title||:||Plant Integrity Assessment by the Acoustic Emission Testing Method|
|Publisher||:||IChemE - 1993-01-01|