2017 №04 (01) DOI of Article
2017 №04 (03)

Technical Diagnostics and Non-Destructive Testing 2017 #04
Technical Diagnostics and Non-Destructive Testing, №4, 2017 pp. 7-13

Methodology of numerical prediction of serviceability of pipeline elements with corrosion-erosion defects under conditions of high-temperature operation

A. S. Milenin, E. A. Velikovanenko, G. Ph. Rozynka, N.I. Pivtorak

E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NASU, 11 Kazimir Malevich str., 03150, Kiev, Ukraine. E-mail: office@paton.kiev.ua

A complex of models of numerical prediction of subcritical damage and limiting state of welded pipeline elements under conditions of high-temperature operation, taking into account the features of site welding and the presence of an isolated defect of local wall thinning of the corrosion-erosive nature, was developed. The characteristics of current and limited state of welded structures under the conditions of propagated creep deformations were investigated using the example of a characteristic pipeline of stainless steel. The influence of a local wall thinning defect of a pipeline element on the regularities of subcritical and macroscopic metal damage was shown at a complex temperature-force action. 11 – Ref., 7 – Fig.

Keywords: subcritical damage, creep deformations, pipeline element, wall thinning defect, limited state, numerical prediction

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