0

Pipeline Design and Construction Using Higher Strength Steels FREE

[+] Author Affiliations
Alan G. Glover, David J. Horsley, David V. Dorling

NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd., Calgary, AB, Canada

Paper No. IPC1998-2077, pp. 659-664; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/IPC1998-2077
From:
  • 1998 2nd International Pipeline Conference
  • Volume 2: Design and Construction; Pipeline Automation and Measurement; Environmental Issues; Rotating Equipment Technology
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 7–11, 1998
  • Conference Sponsors: Pipeline Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4023-8
  • Copyright © 1998 by ASME

abstract

Grade 550 (X80) pipeline steels are now the basis of a standard platform for the design and construction of large-diameter pipeline projects at NOVA Gas Transmission (NGT). Their introduction in 1995 and further application in 1997 have provided material savings, provided greater gas flow capacity and fuel gas savings and, once again, shown NGT to be an industry leader in successfully developing and applying new technology in response to business needs. The paper will outline the development of a Canadian capability to supply these steels, discuss design aspects including fracture initiation and arrest and weld/pipe strength mismatch, the overall cost efficient approach to material and weld requirements, and pipeline construction using mechanized welding with mechanized ultrasonic inspection and alternative weld acceptance standards. Future directions at NGT with respect to higher strength steels will also be described.

Copyright © 1998 by ASME
This article is only available in the PDF format.

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In