bull; bull;Run-or-repair evaluations for tanks, vessels, piping, and pipelines bull;ASME code for operating equipment and systems bull;ASME and API rules for structural integrity of equipment and pipelines A Complete Guide to ASME Recommended Practices for Assessing, Monitoring, and Maintaining Pressure Vessels and Piping Fitness-for-Service and Integrity of Piping Vessels and Tanks provides instruction on the latest ASME recommended practices for inspecting, evaluating, and monitoring pressure vessels and Piping. This handy volume annotates and explains ASME code and API inspection and fitness-for-service practices. Presented in a clear, precise manner, this comprehensive guide meticulously explains how stress analysis, materials, engineering, and nondestructive inspection affect fitness-for-service. The tools needed to . . . bull; bull;Inspect and categorize damage, degradation, and corrosion mechanisms bull;Evaluate wall thinning, pitting, cracking, fatigue, mechanical damage, high-temperature corrosion, and creep bull;Develop and implement programs for corrective and predictive maintenance of tanks, vessels, piping, and pipelines bull;Select the right repair technique and avoid pitfalls in repair welding and joining A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO ASME RECOMMENDED PRACTICES: What Causes Failures * Material Defects; Design Errors * Construction Flaws * Corrosion and Damage Mechanisms * Failures In-Service * Inspection Techniques; Maintenance and Risk-Based Inspection Strategies * Failure Margins and Prevention * Margins to Failure * Run-or-Repair Decisions * Repair TechniquesAntaki, George is the author of 'Fitness-For-Service and Integrity of Piping, Vessels, And Tanks Asme Code Simplified', published 2005 under ISBN 9780071453998 and ISBN 0071453997.