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Effective implementation of NDT into tank car design, fabrication, and maintenance service
Author(s): Lawrence H. Strouse
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the organization, procedures, and methodology used by one railroad tank car fleet owner to implement nondestructive testing into the total product cycle for railroad tank cars. The interplay between regulators, design engineering, quality assurance, and field service personnel is discussed as it relates to establishing objectives, responsibilites and mechanisms for the successful implementation of NDT in the life cycle of the tank car nondestructive testing keywords: total product cycle, M-1002.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 June 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2458, Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Railroads, (30 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.212684
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Lawrence H. Strouse, General American Transportation Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2458:
Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Railroads
Donald E. Gray; Daniel H. Stone, Editor(s)

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