John Williamson – publications

Franks, A.R., Bagnall, S.L., Brear, J.M., Williamson, J., Conlin, P. Reid, G.
“Carburization and Metal Dusting in Fired Heaters and Steam Methane Reformers: Plant Integrity Issues”
NACE – AWS Conf. ‘Materials Performance and Welding Technologies’
Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 11-14 September 2017

Brear, J.M., Williamson, J.
“The inclusion of multiaxial stresses and material ageing effects in weld failure prediction maps”
Int. Conf., HIDA-7 ‘Life / Crack Assessment & Failures in Industrial Structures’
University of Portsmouth, UK, 15-17 May 2017

Brear, J.M., Williamson, J.
“Risk-based life management of steam-methane reformer pressure parts”
CRU 30th Conference ‘Nitrogen + Syngas 2017’
London, 27 February – 2 March 2017

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”,
Proc. Conf. ‘Welding and Creep Resistant Steels’
Newcastle, 1970.

Plant Integrity