ECDA for Unique Threats to Underground Pipelines

There are two primary objectives of the proposed research: The first objective of the proposed research is to complement External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA) protocol by including assessment of threats posed by alternating current and excessive cathodic protection. The second objective of the proposed research is to establish the limitations to applicability to the ECDA indirect assessment techniques under stray current conditions.


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  • Status: Completed
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    East Building, 2nd Floor 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Miller, Warren

  • Performing Organizations:

    Det Norske Veritas, Incorporated

    5777 Frantz Road
    Dublin, OH  United States  43017
  • Principal Investigators:

    Yunovich, Mark

  • Start Date: 20060401
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20100105
  • Source Data: RiP Project 35279

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01492721
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTPH56-06-T-000012
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Sep 12 2013 1:00AM