This book provides guidance on survey preparation, including a review of requirements, safety aspects, equipment and details of the procedures and reporting for different types of survey. It incorporates, where appropriate, more detailed information on results of research in the areas of corrosion, defects and repairs, ultrasonic gauging and the strength of corroded structural items.
1. SURVEY PREPARATION GUIDELINES
1.1 SURVEY REQUIREMENTS
1.1.1 Class and Statutory Requirements
1.1.2 Owner's Requirements
1.2 SAFETY AND ACCESS
1.2.1 Safety During Surveys
1.2.2 Access to the Structure
- Permanent Arrangements
- Temporary Staging
- Mobile Platforms
- Remotely Operated Devices
- Use of Divers
- Other Devices
1.3 ULTRASONIC THICKNESS DETERMINATION
1.3.1 Survey Team Qualifications
1.3.2 Basic Equipment Types
1.3.3 Thickness Measurement Accuracy
1.3.4 Measurement Procedures
1.4 TECHNICAL BACKGROUND FOR SURVEYS
1.4.2 Structural Defects
1.4.3 Corrosion Aspects
- Typical Corrosion Patterns
- Factors Contributing to Corrosion
1.4.4 Corrosion Control Systems
2. SURVEY EXECUTION GUIDELINES
2.1 GENERAL PLANNING REQUIREMENTS
2.2 CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY SPECIAL SURVEY IIACS UNIFIED REQUIREMENTS
2.3 GENERAL CONDITION SURVEY
2.4 DETAILED CONDITION SURVEY
2.5 CORROSION RATE SURVEY
2.6 REPAIR SPECIFICATION SURVEY
3. SURVEY DATA ANALYSIS GUIDELINES
3.1 METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
3.2 STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY
3.3 ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA
3.4 REPAIR METHODS
3.4.1 General Corrosion
3.4.2 Local Phenomena
APPENDIX I Background to Forum Activities
APPENDIX II International Association of Classification Societies: Unified Requirements for the Special Hull Surveys of Oil Tankers
APPENDIX III International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals: Extract, Chapter 10 - 'Entry into and Work in Enclosed Spaces'
APPENDIX IV Catalogue of Structural Detail Failures
APPENDIX V Forms and Procedures for Data Collection and Reporting
Title: Guidance Manual for the Inspection and Condition Assessment of Tanker Structures (downloadable product).
Number of Pages: 200
Product Code: WS1124EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-0-948691-11-9 (9780948691119), ISBN 10: 0-948691-11-5 (0948691115)
Published Date: January 1986
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