AFAA have published technical papers in the following areas:

Integrity Management

A consideration of data requirements for structural reliability analysis for managing the integrity of high pressure pipelines

Life Extension

Life extension of a high pressure transmission pipeline using structural reliability analysis
– Applying structural reliability methods to ageing pipelines.


Risk Assessment

How do you assess the result of a limit state based pipeline design?
– An investigation of the effectiveness of hydrostatic testing improving pipeline reliability
– Practical risk and reliability based criteria for determining the safe operation of onshore high-pressure gas pipelines
– Criteria for assessing the results of structural reliability analysis based on the Alarp Principle.



Risk Based Inspection

Pipeline survey scheduling through structural reliability analysis
– The application of structural reliability analysis to onshore pipelines for the purpose of inspection and maintenance scheduling.