Paper: Using Ultrasound measurements for Real-Time Process Control of Pipelines and Process Equipment subjected to Corrosion and/or Erosion (pdf, 476 kb)
Corrosion and erosion remain two key issues in petroleum production. In the last few years, there has been an increasing demand for online process control where the rate of metal loss may be monitored. From an ultrasound perspective these challenges reduce to measuring the wallthickness over time.