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Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp 653–657 | Cite as

Failure Analysis of a Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture

  • Frances Richards
Feature

Abstract

From aviation accidents to pipeline explosions, the National Transportation Safety Board is often called to determine probable cause and make safety recommendations, as they did in the aftermath of the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.

Keywords

Cracking Stress rupture Tensile strength 

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© ASM International 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ASM InternationalMaterials ParkUSA

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