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Bayesian network models - An engineer’s best friend

Bayesian network models - An engineer’s best friend

In this blog post, Tom Gilmour examines the fundamentals of Bayesian statistics and why Bayesian methods may well become an engineer’s best friend when managing physical assets such as pipelines and analyzing the “why” of a situation. ...

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Why engineers can be tough customers for machine learning based solutions

Why engineers can be tough customers for machine learning based solutions

While the benefits of digital transformation, machine learning, and AI are widely accepted, adoption of these technologies, especially in the pipeline and gas utilities industries, has been slow. Tom Gilmour explores ‘why’ and ‘what’ makes these industries so cautious to adopt these technologies. ...

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Terminology Explained: What is multiphase flow?

Terminology Explained: What is multiphase flow?

Karen Tay Because of its importance to the industry, in this edition of Terminology Explained, we cover the topic of multiphase flow. And to do that, we have the writings of one of our experts. Karen Tay is a Senior Pipeline Consultant with our ...

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From FMECA to RAM studies

From FMECA to RAM studies

Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and its extension, Criticality (FMECA), is a process analysis tool used to identify potential failures that could affect the performance of a piece of equipment and/or asset. In the oil and gas industry, FMEA/FME ...

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Why frequency analysis in QRAs?

Why frequency analysis in QRAs?

Risk equals Consequence X Frequency. But why is so important to account for the frequency of events? ...

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Synergi products and ISO Certification

Synergi products and ISO Certification

Recently, DNV GL - Software successfully completed an audit confirming that our Synergi pipeline simulation and optimization products continue to comply with ISO 9001:2008. But why should you, as a current or potential partner with DNV GL - Software, care about this certification? How does this make your job any better?
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Welcome to the Simulation and Optimization blog from DNV GL - Software!

DNV GL - Software is proud to announce that we are expanding our informative Software blog, to include insights from our Simulation and Optimization product line. DNV GL offers several software products that support this domain, under the Synergi bra ...

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Ageing Equipment items and the Bathtub Curve

Ageing Equipment items and the Bathtub Curve

One challenge that every reliability engineer face throughout their career is the lack of reliable reliability data. This issue "forces" most RAM modellers to utilise failure patterns that remain constant over time - the reason being only one: simpli ...

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Support for API RP 2A-WSD 22nd edition and AISC 335-89 in Sesam GeniE

Support for API RP 2A-WSD 22nd edition and AISC 335-89 in Sesam GeniE

In this blog post we want to inform you about the latest updates regarding beam and tubular joint capacity checks introduced in Sesam GeniE version V7.1-12. It is a follow-up on a recent post we had about support for NORSOK N-004 Rev.3. The article i ...

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Where to focus (or not): Criticality Analysis

Where to focus (or not): Criticality Analysis

Criticality analysis enables RAM analysts to quickly identify the largest contributors to production losses and focus their efforts. Consider the number of equipment items present on a single platform; thousands? Being able to provide the same level ...

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