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Working plan    

5th Framework RTD  

Aims The main aims of the Project be summerised as follows:
  • Technically and optimised pressure vessels by using TMCP, QT-HSS and DUPLEX steels
  • Create conditions for removal of unnecessary conservatism of existing rules by the use of modern reliability concepts
  • Apply modern design by analysis and structural integrity models instead of experieced based recommendations
  • Develop and propose recommodations for efficient design manufacturing and testing for the modern steels investigated