Technical Articles

2016 Articles

Alexander, C., Rizk, T., Wang, H., Clayton, R., Scrivner, R.
“Reinforcement of Planar Defects in Low-Frequency ERW Long Seams Using Composite Reinforcing Materials"
IPC 2016 • 11th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2016-64082
September 26-30, 2016 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Alexander, C., Beckett, A.
"An Experimental Study to Evaluate the Performance of Competing Filler Materials Used with Type B and Stand-Off Steel Sleeves"
IPC 2016 • 11th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2016-64104
September 26-30, 2016 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Alexander, C., Sheets, C., Harrell, P., Rettew, R., Baranov, D.
"Experimental Study of Elevated Temperature Composite Repair Materials to Guide Integrity Decisions"
IPC 2016 • 11th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2016-64211
September 26-30, 2016 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Alexander, C., Sheets, C., Rettew, R., Azenova, T.
"Full-Scale Elevated Temperature Testing of Composite Repairs in Bending and Compression"
IPC 2016 • 11th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2016-64213
September 26-30, 2016 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Alexander, C., Sheets, C., Iyer, A., Rettew, R.
"Finite Element Analysis of Composite Repairs with Full-Scale Validation Testing"
IPC 2016 • 11th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2016-64214
September 26-30, 2016 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Alexander, C., Vyvial, B., Iyer, A., Kania, R., Zhou, J.
"Reinforcing Large Diameter Elbows Using Composite Materials Subjected to Extreme Bending and Internal Pressure Loading"
IPC 2016 • 11th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2016-64311
September 26-30, 2016 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Alexander, C., Dotson, R., Iyer, A., Gourlie, A., Kania, R.
"Rational Stress Limits and Load Factors For Finite Element Analyses in Pipeline Applications Part III - Elastic-Plastic Load Factor Development"
IPC 2016 • 11th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2016-64668
September 26-30, 2016 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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2014 Articles

Alexander, C., Dotson, R., Ginten, M., Bedoya, J., Schroeer, K.
“Combining High Resolution In-Line Geometry Tools and Finite Element Analysis to Improve Dent Assessments"
PPIM 2014 • Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference
Paper PPIM-ILI2-16
February 10-13, 2014, Houston, TX
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Alexander, C., Vyvial, B.
"Intentional Destructive Testing: A Means for Establishing Mechanical Integrity in Plants, Facilities, and Pipelines"
PVP2014 • ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference
Paper PVP2014-28226
July 20-24, 2014, Anaheim, CA
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Alexander, C., Souza, J., Whalen, C.
"Composite Repair Performance at Elevated Temperatures"
PVP2014 • ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference
PVP2014-28255
July 20-24, 2014, Anaheim, CA
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Alexander, C., Bedoya, J.
"Developing an Engineering Based Integrity Management Program for Piping, Pipelines, and Plant Equipment"
PVP2014 • ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference
PVP2014-28256
July 20-24, 2014, Anaheim, CA
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Alexander, C.
"The Role of Composite Repair Technology in Rehabilitating Piping and Pipelines"
PVP2014 • ASME 2014 Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference
PVP2014-28257
July 20-24, 2014, Anaheim, CA
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Alexander, C.
"Advanced Techniques for Establishing Long-Term Performance of Composite Repair Systems"
IPC2014 •  10th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2014-33405
September 29-October 3, 2014, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Alexander, C., Vyvial, B.
"Intentional Destructive Testing: A Means for Establishing Mechanical Integrity"
IPC2014 • 10th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2014-33409
September 29-October 3, 2014, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Alexander, C., Vyvial, B., Wilson, F.
"Pipeline Repair of Corrosion and Dents: A Comparison of Composite Repairs and Steel Sleeves"
IPC2014 • 10th International Pipeline Conference
IPC2014-33410
September 29-October 3, 2014, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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2013 Articles

Alexander, C., and Mishael, S., “Insights Gained Through the Development of a Roadmap for Composite Repair Systems”, 19th Biannual PRCI • APIA • EPRG Joint Technical Meeting on Pipeline Research, Paper 36, April 29 – May 3, 2013, Sydney, Australia.
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Souza, J., Whalen, C., and Alexander, C., “Composite Repair Performance at Elevated Temperatures”, 8th Pipeline Technology Conference, March 18 – 20, 2013, Hannover, Germany.
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2012 Articles

Alexander, C., and Brooks, C., " Development and Evaluation of a Steel-Composite Hybrid Composite Repair System," Proceedings of IPC2012 (Paper No. IPC2012-90573), 9th International Pipeline Conference, September 24 – 28, 2012, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., and Souza, J., "Advanced Insights on Composite Repairs," Proceedings of IPC2012 (Paper No. IPC2012-90574), 9th International Pipeline
Conference, September 24 – 28, 2012, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., Alders, A., Bath, W., Vyvial, B., Dotson, R., Seal, D., “Evaluating Anchor Impact Damage to the Subsea Canyon Chief Pipeline Using Analysis and
Full-Scale Testing Methods," Proceedings of IPC2012 (Paper No. IPC2012-90578), 9th International Pipeline Conference, September 24 – 28, 2012, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., "Evaluating the Effects of Ovality on the Integrity of Pipe Bends," Proceedings of IPC2012 (Paper No. IPC2012-90582), 9th International Pipeline Conference, September 24 – 28, 2012, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., (May 2012), “Design of an Optimized Composite Repair System for Offshore Risers Using Integrated Analysis and Testing Techniques,” Paper No. OTC-23164, 2012 Offshore Technology Conference, April 3– May 3, 2012, Houston, Texas.
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Vagata, A., Bath, B., Alexander, C., Aalders, A., and Seal, D., (May 2012), “Application of a Grouted Sleeve to Remediate a Damaged Subsea Pipeline,” Paper No. OTC-23454, 2012 Offshore Technology Conference, April 3– May 3, 2012, Houston, Texas.
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2011 Articles

Alexander, C., and Bedoya, J., “Using Composite Materials to Reinforce Onshore Pipelines: New Insights and Lessons Learned”, Clarion Evaluation, Repair and Rehabilitation of Pipelines Conference and Exhibition, October 31-November 3, 2011, Houston Marriott West Loop, Houston, Texas. 
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Alexander, C., and Vyvial, B., “Using Full-Scale Destructive Testing Methods to Evaluate the Mechanical Integrity of High Pressure Pipelines”, Clarion Evaluation, Repair and Rehabilitation of Pipelines Conference and Exhibition, October 31-November 3, 2011, Houston Marriott West Loop, Houston, Texas.
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Shilling, R., and Alexander, C., “Limit State Design Based on Experimental Methods for High Pressure High Temperature Riser and Pipeline Design,” Proceedings of IOPF 2011 (Paper No. IOPF2011-1003), ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 19-20, 2011, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C., Vyvial, B., Cederberg, C., and Baldwin, D., “Evaluating the Performance of a Composite-Reinforced Steel Drilling Riser via Full-scale Testing for HPHT Service,” Proceedings of IOPF 2011 (Paper No. IOPF2011-4002), ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 19-20, 2011, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C., and Bedoya, J., “An Updated Perspective on Using Composite Materials to Reinforce Offshore Pipelines and Risers,” Proceedings of IOPF 2011 (Paper No. IOPF2011-7002), ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 19-20, 2011, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C., "Developing an Integrity Management System for Damaged Subsea Pipelines Using Experimental and Analytical Methods", Paper No. OMAE2011-49427, The 30th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, June 19-24, 2011, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Alexander, C., "Assessing the Use of Composite Materials in Reinforcing Offshore Risers and Pipelines", Paper No. OMAE2011-49425, The 30th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, June 19-24, 2011, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Shilling, R., Alexander, C., and Livesay, R., "Limit State Design Based on Experimental Methods for High Pressure, High Temperature Riser and Pipeline Design", Paper No. OMAE2011-49424, The 30th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, June 19-24, 2011, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Alexander, C., Ayers, R., and Exley, B., “Developing Guidelines for Evaluating Damage to Subsea Pipelines”, 18th Biannual PRCI • APIA • EPRG Joint Technical Meeting on Pipeline Research, Paper 5, May 16 – 20, 2011, San Francisco, California.
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2010 Articles

Alexander, C., and Jorritsma, E., "A Systematic Approach for Evaluating Dent Severity in a Liquid Transmission Pipeline System," Proceedings of IPC2010 (Paper No. IPC2010-31538), 8th International Pipeline Conference, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., and Bedoya, J., "Repair Of Dents Subjected To Cyclic Pressure Service Using Composite Materials," Proceedings of IPC2010 (Paper No. IPC2010-31524), 8th International Pipeline Conference, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Scrivner, R., Exley, B., and Alexander, C., "Girth Weld Failure in a Large Diameter Gas Transmission Pipeline," Proceedings of IPC2010 (Paper No. IPC2010-31525), 8th International Pipeline Conference, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., and Worth, F., "Development of Industry Standards for Composite Repair Systems," Proceedings of IPC2010 (Paper No. IPC2010-31527), 8th International Pipeline Conference, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., "Limit State Design Based on Experimental Methods for High Pressure Subsea Pipeline Design," Proceedings of IPC2010 (Paper No. IPC2010-31526), 8th International Pipeline Conference, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Kulkarni, S., and Alexander, C., "An Operator’s Perspective in Evaluating Composite Repairs," Proceedings of IPC2010 (Paper No. IPC2010-31595), 8th International Pipeline Conference, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Bedoya, J., Alexander, C., and Precht, T., "Repair of High Pressure Pipe Fittings Using Composite Materials," Proceedings of IPC2010 (Paper No. IPC2010-31537), 8th International Pipeline Conference, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., Roberts, D., and Logan, R., "Evaluating the Performance of the Zap-Lok Connection System," Proceedings of IPC2010 (Paper No. IPC2010-31528), 8th International Pipeline Conference, September 27 – October 1, 2010, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., and Worth, F., "Using Industry Standards for Designing Composite Repair Systems for Corroded Process Piping," Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division / K-PVP Conference (Paper No. PVP2010-25923), July 18-22, 2010, Bellevue, Washington.
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Alexander, C., "Developing Stress Intensification Factors for Composite Repair Systems Used to Repair Damaged Pipe," Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division / K-PVP Conference (Paper No. PVP2010-25925), July 18-22, 2010, Bellevue, Washington.
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2009 Articles

Alexander, C.R., “Evaluating Damaged Subsea Pipelines Using an Engineering-Based Integrity Management Program,” Proceedings of IOPF 2009 (Paper No. IOPF2009-6002), ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 28-29, 2009, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., “Limit State Design Based on Experimental Methods for High Pressure Subsea Pipeline Design,” Proceedings of IOPF 2009 (Paper No. IOPF2009-2002), ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 28-29, 2009, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., “Recent Advances in the Evaluating Composite Repair Technology Used to Repair Transmission Pipelines,” Clarion Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Pipelines Conference, Pittsburgh Marriott City Center.
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Alexander, C.R., “Development of Standards for Composite Repair Systems,” Article 4 in a 4-part series, Pipeline & Gas Technology Magazine, Hart Energy Publishing, LP, October 2009 edition.
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Alexander, C.R., “Evaluating the Ability of Composite Materials to Restore Mechanical Integrity to Pipelines Having Wrinkle Bends,” Article 3 in a 4-part series, Pipeline & Gas Technology Magazine, Hart Energy Publishing, LP, September 2009 edition.
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Alexander, C.R., “Repair of Pipelines Having Mechanical Damage and Plain Dents Using Composite Materials,” Article 2 in a 4-part series, Pipeline & Gas Technology Magazine, Hart Energy Publishing, LP, August 2009 edition.
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Alexander, C.R., “Advances in the Repair of Pipelines Using Composite Materials,” Article 1 in a 4-part series, Pipeline & Gas Technology Magazine, Hart Energy Publishing, LP, July 2009 edition.
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Alexander, C.R., “Evaluating Damage to Onshore and Offshore Pipelines Using Data Acquired Using In-line Inspection Efforts,” The 21st International Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference, February 11-12, 2009.
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2008 Articles

Alexander, C.R., “Using Testing Methods to Evaluate Subsea Pipeline Performance and Integrity,” Paper No. IOPF2008-902, Proceedings of the ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 29-30, 2008, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Manimala, Y., Stubbs, L., and Spikula, D., “Evaluating the Performance of a Pipeline Protection System to Prevent Damage to Subsea Pipelines from Dropped Objects,” Paper No. IOPF2008-903, Proceedings of the ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 29-30, 2008, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Blockhus, D.J., and Babin, J., “Use of Limit Analysis to Assess Elevated Strains During Installation of Tees in Deepwater Pipelines,” Paper No. IOPF2008-911, Proceedings of the ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 29-30, 2008, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C., "Using Testing Methods to Evaluate Pipeline Mechanical Integrity," Proceedings of IPC2008 (Paper No. IPC2008-64038), 7th International Pipeline Conference, September 29-October 3, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., and Kulkarni, S., "Evaluating the Effects of Wrinkle Bends on Pipeline Integrity," Proceedings of IPC2008 (Paper No. IPC2008-64039), 7th International Pipeline Conference, September 29-October 3, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., "Strain-based Design Methods for Composite Repair Systems," Proceedings of IPC2008 (Paper No. IPC2008-64076), 7th International Pipeline Conference, September 29-October 3, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Scrivner, R., and Alexander, C., "Elements of an Engineering-Based Integrity Management Program," Proceedings of IPC2008 (Paper No. IPC2008-64492), 7th International Pipeline Conference, September 29-October 3, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Bolton, B., Semiga, V., Tiku, S., Dinovitzer, A., and Alexander, C., " Towards a Validated Pipeline Dent Integrity Assessment Model," Proceedings of IPC2008 (Paper No. IPC2008-64621), 7th International Pipeline Conference, September 29-October 3, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C., Mekha, B., Hogan, M., Rager, B., and Kumar A., (June 2008), "Design, Manufacturing, Testing, and Deployment of a Cross Haul Bucket for the Independence Hub", Paper No. OMAE2008-57598, The 27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, June 15-20, 2008, Estoril, Portugal.
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Alexander, C., Cercone, L., and Lockwood, J., (June 2008), "Development of a Carbon-Fiber Composite Repair System for Offshore Risers," Paper No. OMAE2008-57599, The 27th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, June 15-20, 2008, Estoril, Portugal.
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D. Raghu, R. Swanson, and C. Alexander, (May 2008), “Methodology to Establish the Fitness for Continued Service of a Hurricane Damaged Export Pipeline in 1000 m of Water,” Paper No. OTC-19653-PP, 2008 Offshore Technology Conference, May 5–8, 2008, Houston, Texas.
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2007 Articles

Alexander, C.R., (December 2007), “Development of a Composite Repair System for Reinforcing Offshore Risers,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., (October 2007), “Evaluating the Use of Composite Materials in Reinforcing Offshore Risers Using Full-scale Testing Methods,” Paper No. IOPF2007-104, Proceedings of the ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 23-24, 2007, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., (October 2007), “Assessing the Effects of Dropped Objects on Subsea Pipelines,” Paper No. IOPF2007-110, Proceedings of the ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 23-24, 2007, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., and J.W. Frey, (July 2007), “Use of Analytical and Experimental Monitoring Techniques in Assessing the Performance of a Cold Reheat Steam Line,” Paper No. PVP2007-26079, Proceedings of the ASME PVP 2007/CREEP 8 Conference, July 22 - 26, 2007, San Antonio, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Armer, W., and S.J. Harbert, (July 2007), “Evaluation of the Elliptical Flange Configurations for 24-inch and 30-inch Heater/Cooler Units,” Paper No. PVP2007-26080, Proceedings of the ASME PVP 2007/CREEP 8 Conference, July 22 - 26, 2007, San Antonio, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., (June 2007), “Assessing the Effects of Impact Forces on Subsea Flowlines and Pipelines,” Paper No. OMAE2007-29450, The 26th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, June 10-15, 2007, San Diego, California.
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Alexander, C.R., and Brownlee, J.K., (March 2007), “Methodology for Assessing the Effects of Plain Dents, Wrinkle Bends, and Mechanical Damage on Pipeline Integrity,” Paper No. 07139, NACE International 2007 Corrosion Conference & Exposition, March 11-15, 2007, Nashville, Tennessee.
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Alexander, C.R., (March 2007), “Guidelines For Repairing Damaged Pipelines Using Composite Materials,” Paper No. 07144, NACE International 2007 Corrosion Conference & Exposition, March 11-15, 2007, Nashville, Tennessee.
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Alexander, C.R., Cartaya, H., Bedoya J., (March 2007), “Assessing the Effects of Corrosion on the Mechanical Integrity of a Pipeline Suspension Bridge,” Paper No. 07148, NACE International 2007 Corrosion Conference & Exposition, March 11-15, 2007, Nashville, Tennessee.
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2006 Articles

Alexander, C.R., (October 2006), “Use of Limit Analysis Methods to Assess the Structural Capacity of Subsea Systems And Components,” Paper No. IOPF2006-010, Proceedings of the ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 24-25, 2006, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., (October 2006), “Assessing the Effects of External Damage on Subsea Pipelines,” Paper No. IOPF2006-014, Proceedings of the ASME International Offshore Pipeline Forum, October 24-25, 2006, Houston, Texas.
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Macdonald, K.A., Cosham, A., Alexander, C.R., Hopkins P., (September 2006), “Assessing Mechanical Damage In Offshore Pipelines - Two Case Studies,” Second International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis, September 12-15, 2006, Toronto, Canada.
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Alexander, C.R., Francini, B., (September 2006), “State Of The Art Assessment of Composite Systems used to Repair Transmission Pipelines,” Proceedings of IPC2006 (Paper No. IPC2006-10484), 6th International Pipeline Conference, September 25-29, 2006, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C.R., Scrivner, R., (September 2006), “Analysis of Girth Welds in Pipelines Subjected to Lifting Loads,” Proceedings of IPC2006 (Paper No. IPC2006-10480), 6th International Pipeline Conference, September 25-29, 2006, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C.R., Wilson, T., (September 2006), “Reinforcing Field Fabricated Branch Connections Using Composite Materials,” Proceedings of IPC2006 (Paper No. IPC2006-10483), 6th International Pipeline Conference, September 25-29, 2006, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Alexander, C.R., Worth, F., (September 2006), “Assessing the Use of Composite Materials in Repairing Mechanical Damage in Transmission Pipelines,” Proceedings of IPC2006 (Paper No. IPC2006-10482), 6th International Pipeline Conference, September 25-29, 2006, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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2005 Articles

Alexander, C.R., Boswell, R.S., (July 2005)," Techniques for Modeling Thermal and Mechanical Stresses Generated in Catalytic Cracker and Coke Drum Hot Boxes," (Paper No. PVP2005-71728) 2005 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference, July 17-21, 2005, Denver, Colorado.
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Alexander, C.R., Pordal, H., (July 2005)," Modeling Leakage in a Fuel Transfer Piping Using Computational Fluid Dynamics Techniques," (July 2005), (Paper No. PVP2005-71708) 2005 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference, July 17-21, 2005, Denver, Colorado.
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Biel, R.C., Alexander, C.R., "Application of Limit Load Analyses to Assess the Structural Integrity of Pressure Vessels," (July 2005), (Paper No. PVP2005-71724) 2005 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division Conference, July 17-21, 2005, Denver, Colorado.
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Alexander, C.R. Fisseler, G., (June 2005), “Optimization of a Subsea Electronic Housing Design Using Limit Load Analysis Techniques,” Third International Conference on Structural Stability and Stability, June 19-22, 2005, Kissimmee, Florida.
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Young, K., Alexander, C., Biel, R., and Shanks, E., (May 2005), "Updated Design Methods for HPHT Equipment," 2005 SPE Applied Technology Workshop on High Pressure/High Temperature Sour Well Design, May 17-19, 2005, Houston, Texas.
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2004 Articles

Alexander, C.R., Biel, R.C., (July 2004), “Certification Program for Assessing the Mechanical Integrity of Pressure Vessel Systems,” 2004 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, San Diego, California. 
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Alexander, C.R., Jagodzinski, J., Biel, R.C., (July 2004), “Stress Analysis of a 46-inch Reactor Feed/Effluent Exchanger,” 2004 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, San Diego, California.
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Alexander, C.R., Runte, D., Long, R.J., (July 2004), “Assessing the Effects of Vibratory Loads on Pipelines Using Analysis and Monitoring Techniques,” 2004 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, San Diego, California.
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1995-2000 Articles

Alexander, C.R., (2000), “Use of Grinding to Repair Dents Containing Minor Scratches,” Proceedings Convergence 2000, Environmental and Pipeline Engineering Conference, ASCE (Session 1C: Pipeline Materials), July 23-26, 2000, Kansas City, Missouri.
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Alexander, C.R., Wilson, F.D., (2000), “Assessing the Use of Composite Materials in Rerating Liquid and Gas Transmission Pipelines,” Proceedings Convergence 2000, Environmental and Pipeline Engineering Conference, ASCE (Session 5C: Pipeline Transport Technology), July 23-26, 2000, Kansas City, Missouri.
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Alexander, C.R., Wilson, F.D. (February 2000), “Recent Test Results and Field Experience with Armor Plate Pipe Wrap Repairing Corroded and Mechanically-Damaged Pipes,” 2000 Pigging Conference, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R. (February 2000), “Repair of Mechanically-Damaged Pipes Using Armor Plate Pipe Wrap,” ASME ETCE/OMAE 2000 Joint Conference,
New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Alexander, C.R., Wilson, F.D. (August 1999), “Analysis, Testing, and Proposed Guidelines for Use of Composites Materials in Repairing Pipelines,” 1999 Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. 
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Alexander, C.R., (August 1999), “Review of Experimental and Analytical Investigations of Dented Pipelines,” 1999 Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
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Kiefner, J.F., Alexander, C.R. (April 1999), “Repair of Dents Containing Minor Scratches,” 1999 API Pipeline Conference, Dallas, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Kiefner, J.F. (April 1999), “Effects of Smooth Rock Dents on Liquid Petroleum Pipelines,” 1999 API Pipeline Conference, Dallas, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R. (February 1999) "Analysis of Dented Pipelines Considering Constrained and Unconstrained Configurations." 1999 Energy Sources Technology Conferences and Exhibitions, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Wilson, F.D. (February 1999), “Analysis, Testing, and Proposed Guidelines for Repairing Pipelines with Composite Materials,” 1999 Pipeline Pigging Conference, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Wilson, F.D. (February 1999), “Development and Testing of the Armor Plate Pipe Wrap Repair System,” 1999 Energy Sources Technology Conferences and Exhibitions, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Wallace, T. C. (February 1999), “Experimental Testing of a Composite Gasket with Internal Pressure, Bending, and Thermal Loads,” 1999 Energy Sources Technology Conferences and Exhibitions, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Wilson, F.D. (October 1998), “Design, Testing, and Analysis of Armor Plate Pipe Wrap,” 1998 NACE International Central Area Conference,
Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Alexander, C.R., Kiefner, J.F., Fowler, J.R. (April 1998), “Repair of Dents Combined with Gouges Considering Cyclic Pressure Loading ,” 1998 API Pipeline Conference, Dallas, Texas. 
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Alexander, C.R., Kiefner, J.F. (April 1998), “Effects of Smooth and Rock Dents on Liquid Petroleum Pipelines,” 1998 API Pipeline Conference, Dallas, Texas.
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Alexander, C.R., Connelly, L.M. (February 1998), “Analytical Recreation of a Dent Profile Considering Varied Soil, Operating, and Boundary Conditions,” 1998 Energy Sources Technology Conferences and Exhibitions, Houston, Texas.
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Alexander, C. R., Biel, R. C., Fahrion, M. E., Connelly, L. M., "Fitness for Service Evaluation of a Platformer Reactor," 1997 ASME Pressure Vessel & Piping Conference, Orlando, Florida, PVP-Vol. 359.
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Alexander, C. R., Fowler, J. R., Leewis, K. (January 1997), "Analysis of Composite Repair Methods for Pipeline Mechanical Damages Subjected to Cyclic Loading," 1997 Energy Week Conference.
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Alexander, C. R., Kiefner, J. F., Fowler, J. R. (January 1997), "Repair of Dents Combined with Gouges Considering Cyclic Pressure Loading,"
1997 Energy Week Conference.
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Kiefner, J. F., Alexander, C. R. (October 1996), "Repair of Dents Containing Minor Scratches," Ninth Symposium on Pipeline Research, Houston, Texas, AGA Catalog No. L51746.
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Fowler, J. R., Alexander, C. R., and Samman, M. M. (1996).  "A Study on the Design Guidelines for High-Pressure Pipe Fittings," 1996 Energy Week Conference.
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Fowler, J. R., Alexander, C. R., Kovach, P. J., and Connelly, L. M. (January, 1995).  "Fatigue Life of Pipelines with Dents and Gouges Subjected to Cyclic Internal Pressure," ASME Pipeline Symposium, Houston, Texas, PD - Vol. 69.
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Alexander, C. R., Childs, D. W., and Yang, Z. (January, 1995).  "Theory versus Experiment for the Rotordynamic Characteristics of a Smooth Annular Gas Seal at Eccentric Positions," Journal of Tribology, Volume 117, Number 1.
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