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Twice a year, Structural Integrity highlights significant energy industry experience, developments and breakthroughs in the News & Views newsletter. Energy industry clients rely on our News & Views to stay abreast of the latest Structural Integrity strategies.

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Issue 40 - Spring 2016

How to Avoid Vibration Failures When Making Engineering Changes

  • News & Views 40
  • Category:Nuclear

As the age of systems, structures, and components (SCCs) in nuclear power plants increase, so does the level of effort and cost to manage their aging. Half of the nation’s nuclear plants are over 30 years old with essentially all of the remainder older than 20 years. Many stations...Read more »

Cycle Chemistry Influenced Failure and Damage Mechanisms

  • News & Views 40
  • Category:Fossil & Combined Cycle

The cycle chemistry treatments and control on fossil and combined cycle plants influence a high percentage of the availability, reliability and safety issues experienced on these plants worldwide. This article - the first in our series -- describes chemistry treatments that can be used to help keep corrosion at...Read more »