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A Bayesian Approach to Assessment of In-Line-Inspection Tool Performance

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Roger McCann, Richard McNealy

Applus RTD, Houston, TX

Harvey Haines

Kiefner & Associates, Inc., Worthington, OH

Paper No. IPC2012-90139, pp. 39-49; 11 pages
  • 2012 9th International Pipeline Conference
  • Volume 2: Pipeline Integrity Management
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada, September 24–28, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: International Petroleum Technology Institute, Pipeline Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4513-4
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME


This paper discusses a method based on Bayes’ Theorem to estimate the probability that performance of an In-Line-Inspection tool satisfies stated sizing accuracy specifications. This leads to a new method for accepting or rejecting tool performance that is entirely different from methods based on confidence intervals.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME
Topics: Inspection



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