Database of Mechanical Components in a Refinery. Structure and Operational Criteria for Inspection Planning an Reliability Evaluations
The paper presents a recently established computerized database system for the collection and processing of mechanical inspection reports of a petroleum refinery. Major items under control are tanks, vessels, furnaces, pipes, heat exchangers and safety relief valves. The paper describes the type of data collected and their utilization, e.g. for determining life-expectations, strategic planning for the frequency of inspection, etc.
KeywordsHeat Exchanger Corrosion Rate Hydraulic Test Significant Leakage Inspection Planning
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