John Williamson

Publications by John Williamson

Brear, J.M. and Williamson, J. “Integrity and life assessment of catalytic reformer units” Chapter 2 of EFC Publication 42 ‘Corrosion in Refineries’, eds Harston, J.D., Ropital, F. Inst Materials, Minerals and Mining, London, July 2007, pp 18-46

Williamson, J. and Brear, J.M: “Risk based life management of catalyst tubes and pigtails” Fourth Annual Ammonia & Urea Conf ‘Asia 2000’, Singapore, June 2000.

Brear, J.M., Carr, D, and Williamson, J: “Experience with plant-wide life-extension contracts”
IBC Fourth Annual Conf “Power Plant Management, Operations and Maintenance,” Amsterdam, May 2000.

Brear, J M and Williamson, J: “Managing the life of high temperature plant – the interaction between Risk Based Inspection and Remaining Life Assessment”, ERA Technology Ltd, “Engineering Asset Management – gaining competitive advantage through sharing best practice”, London, October 1998.

Williamson, J; Brear, J M, and Jones G T: “Life Management of High Temperature Plant”, ERA Technology Ltd, “Engineering Asset Management for Utilities, Industry and Commerce”, London, October 1997.

Browne, R J; Brear, J M; and Williamson J: “Risk Based Inspection (RBI) approach to plant life management”, Associazione Italiano di Manutenzione, “Manutanzione nello scenario industriale del 2000″, Bologna, Italy, February 1997.

Meadowcroft, D B; Timmins, R; Williamson J and White J :”Evaluation of methods of measuring the temperature of fired heaters and boilers for corrosion and tube lifetime assessments”, Second International Asian NACE Conference ”Corrosion Asia 94”,Singapore 1994.

Williamson, J; Brear, J M and Shipley, M P :”Probabilistic risk assessment and remanent life evaluation”, Society of Reliability Engineers ”4th Annual Reliability Conference” ,Baton Rouge USA 1992.

Brear, J M; Williamson, J; Annis, V A and Shipley, M P :”Life assessment and monitoring of furnace heaters”, Hydrocarbon Processing Conference ”Improving reliability in petroleum refineries and chemical and natural gas plants”, Houston USA, 1992.

Brear, J M and Williamson J: ”Life assessment of fired heater tubes in the refinery and petrochemical industries”, NACE International Conference ”Corrosion Asia”, Singapore 1992.

Smith, C; Cane, B J and Williamson, J: ”Remanent life assessment of boiler components”, IMechE Conference ”Steam Boilers – How to reduce downtime”, London, November 1990.

Brear, J M; Williamson, J and Cane, B J: ”Life extension of high temperature process equipment”, NACE International Conference ”Corrosion 90”, Las Vegas USA 1990.

Williamson, J and Cane B J :”Non-destructive predictive techniques for life assessment of high temperature plant”, Plenary lecture, Italian Society for Nondestructive Testing International conference ”Monitoring, Surveillance and Predictive Maintenance of Plants and Structures”, Taormina-Giardini Naxos Italy 1989.

Williamson, J; Bissell, A M and Cane B J: “Non-destructive condition assessment and remanent life prediction of reactor vessels in petrochemical plant”, International Conference “Life Extension and Assessment”, The Hague 1988.

Brear, J M; Williamson, J; Cane, B J; Jones, G T and Leavy, K: “Predictive evaluation of superheaters and reheaters – a probabilistic treatment”, International Conference “Life Extension and Assessment”, The Hague 1988.

Williamson, J; Phillips, I I and Hutchins, C A: “The practical use of an extrapolation technique to aid life assessment of a 2¼Cr1Mo superheater”, IMechE International Conference on “Engineering Aspects of Creep”, Sheffield, September 1980.

Williamson, J; Wickens, A and Draper, J H M: “Some long term evidence supporting the constant stress accelerated temperature method of extrapolating creep-rupture data”, Arch Eisenhuttenwesen 48, 11 November. 1977.

Williamson, J; Branch, G D; Hopkins, B E; Tipler, H R; Taylor, L H and Thomas, G B: “Effect of heat treatment variations on the strength and ductility of CrMoV steels during creep at 550C”, Metals Technology, May 1975.

Williamson, J and Branch, G D: “Internal pressure creep-rupture testing of butt welded tubes”, International Institute of Welding Colloquium on “Creep of Welded Structures”, Toronto, 1972.

Williamson, J and Branch, G D: “Internal pressure creep-rupture testing of butt welded ½Cr½Mo¼V tubes”, Proceedings of the Welding and Creep Resistant Steels Conference, Newcastle, 1970.

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