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ASTM E1139/E1139M

Standard Practice for Continuous Monitoring of Acoustic Emission from Metal Pressure Boundaries

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 15 June 2012
Status: inactive
Page Count: 7
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This practice provides guidelines for continuous monitoring of acoustic emission (AE) from metal pressure boundaries in industrial systems during operation. Examples are pressure vessels, piping, and other system components which serve to contain system pressure. Pressure boundaries other than metal, such as composites, are specifically not covered by this document.

The functions of AE monitoring are to detect, locate, and characterize AE sources to provide data to evaluate their significance relative to pressure boundary integrity. These sources are those activated during system operation, that is, no special stimulus is applied to produce AE. Other methods of nondestructive testing (NDT) may be used, when the pressure boundary is accessible, to further evaluate or substantiate the significance of detected AE sources.

Units-The values stated in either SI units or inchpound units are to be regarded as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standards.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.

Document History

June 1, 2017
Standard Practice for Continuous Monitoring of Acoustic Emission from Metal Pressure Boundaries
This practice provides guidelines for continuous monitoring of acoustic emission (AE) from metal pressure boundaries in industrial systems during operation. Examples are pressure vessels, piping, and...
ASTM E1139/E1139M
June 15, 2012
Standard Practice for Continuous Monitoring of Acoustic Emission from Metal Pressure Boundaries
This practice provides guidelines for continuous monitoring of acoustic emission (AE) from metal pressure boundaries in industrial systems during operation. Examples are pressure vessels, piping, and...
December 1, 2007
Standard Practice for Continuous Monitoring of Acoustic Emission from Metal Pressure Boundaries
This practice provides guidelines for continuous monitoring of acoustic emission (AE) from metal pressure boundaries in industrial systems during operation. Examples are pressure vessels, piping, and...
June 10, 2002
Standard Practice for Continuous Monitoring of Acoustic Emission from Metal Pressure Boundaries
This practice provides guidelines for continuous monitoring of acoustic emission (AE) from metal pressure boundaries in industrial systems during operation. Examples are pressure vessels, piping, and...
May 10, 1997
Standard Practice for Continuous Monitoring of Acoustic Emission from Metal Pressure Boundaries
1. Scope 1.1 This practice provides guidelines for continuous monitoring of acoustic emission (AE) from metal pressure boundaries in industrial systems during operation. Examples are pressure...
September 15, 1992
Standard Practice for Continuous Monitoring of Acoustic Emission from Metal Pressure Boundaries
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February 10, 1987
STANDARD PRACTICE FOR CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF ACOUSTIC EMISSION FROM METAL PRESSURE BOUNDARIES
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