DNVGL MAT & WELD II-1-1
II-Rules for Classification and Construction Materials and Welding Part 1-Metallic Materials Chapter 1-Principles and Test Procedures
|Publication Date:||1 April 2009|
1. The Rules for Materials apply to materials and products which are intended for the construction, repair and equipping of ships, offshore installations and other structures which are classified by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) or whose classification has been applied for.
2. The scope of these Rules includes all those materials and products whose use is referred to in the Rules for Construction. GL reserve the right to extend the scope of these Rules to materials and products not specifically mentioned in the Rules for Construction.
3. Where there are special grounds for so doing, GL reserve the right to impose more comprehensive requirements with respect to the manufacture, properties and testing of materials and products, where these appear necessary in the light of more recent research or operational experience, and GL likewise reserve the right to sanction departures from the Rules, where these are technically justified.
4. This Section contains principles governing metallic materials and the forms in which these are produced, e.g. plate, strip, sections, rod, pipes, forgings and castings, as well as propellers and anchoring and mooring components, which are to be applied in the course of manufacture and testing. These general principles are to be implemented in conjunction with the specific rules prescribed in the following Sections in reference to the particular products