Guidelines for seismic design, assessment of pipelines Pipeline Research Council International Inc., Arlington, Va., has released new guidelines for the assessment of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbon pipelines subjected to seismic-related loading conditions.The guidelines are believed to be representative of, and consistent with, current pipeline industry practices in seismically active regions.The specific procedures contained in these guidelines are related to determining the severity of seismic hazards and the pipeline response to these hazards (e.g., liquefaction, fault displacement, slope instability).Source: Technical Toolboxes Inc., Box 980550, Houston, TX 77098.Remote monitor he...

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