Fracture Mechanics Assessment
Assessment and analysis where critical defect sizes under design loads are identified to determine the crack growth life, i.e. leak or fracture.
Source: API Standard 2RD, Dynamic Risers for Floating Production Systems, Second Edition, September 2013. Global Standards
Source: API RP 17G, Recommended Practice for Completion/Workover Risers, Second Edition, July 2006 (Reaffirmed April 2011). Global Standards