Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorLide, Anna G.
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-13T13:48:09Z
dc.date.available2015-07-13T13:48:09Z
dc.date.issued2015-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1969.6/632
dc.descriptionA Graduate Creative Project Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of The Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE in GEOSPATIAL SURVEYING ENGINEERING in CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS.en_US
dc.description.abstractTwo GIS-based analysis tools were developed for gas transmission pipelines in this project. One tool determines class location designations along a gas transmission pipeline to satisfy the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. The second tool calculates the maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) based on the structural properties of pipeline segments. The DOT regulations in 49 CFR 192 explain the class location definitions and the operating pressure as a function of class location design factors. The DOT class locations indicate a level of the potential risk of damage to a pipeline from external activities and the potential risk to people and property near the pipeline. Class location categories set the parameters that affect the MAOP values for operating a gas pipeline. The categories are a function of population and infrastructure in proximity to the pipeline. Specifying the MAOP value reduces the risks to the pipeline and surrounding area.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.rightsThis material is made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with its source. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the author and/or publisher.en_US
dc.subjectClass Locationen_US
dc.subjectMAOPen_US
dc.subjectGISen_US
dc.titleGIS-based tools to calculate class location and maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) for gas transmission pipelinesen_US
dc.typeTexten_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGeospatial Surveying Engineeringen_US
thesis.degree.grantorTexas A & M University--Corpus Christien_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen_US
dc.description.departmentComputing Sciencesen_US
dc.description.collegeCollege of Science and Engineeringen_US
dc.type.genreThesisen_US


Files in this item

Thumbnail

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record