NDTnet 1998 April, Vol.3 No.4

Why develop acceptance criteria for pipeline girth weld defects?

F.H. Dijkstra, J.A. de Rand, R├Ântgen Technische Dienst, Rotterdam (NL)
European-American Workshop Determination of Reliability and Validation Methods of NDE, Berlin - June 18-20, 1997
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- - Introduction
Acceptance criteria and NDE reliability
Mechanized NDE of pipeline girth welds
Validation
Acceptance criteria
Considerations and conclusion
Referenzen

Introduction

Acceptance criteria and NDE reliability

Mechanized NDE of pipeline girth welds

Validation

Acceptance criteria

Considerations and conclusion

References

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  2. Evaluation of Ultrasonic Techniques for Volumetric Weld Inspection of Pipeline Girth Welds. Report of A.G.A./PRCI project PR-220-9437, June 1997
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  12. F.H. Dijkstra, J.A. de Raad and T. Bouma: TOFD & Acceptance Criteria: a Perfect Team. 14th World Conference on Non-Destructive Testing, New Delhi, India, 8-13 December 1996
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  14. ATOFD Image Reference Collection, PRCI project PR-220-9421, Revision 0, 1997
  15. Development of a TOFD Image Reference Collection. Report of PRCI project PR220-9421, 1997
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