Polymer Composite Systems in Pipeline Repair

Polymer Composite Systems in Pipeline Repair

Design, Manufacture, Application, and Environmental Impacts

1st Edition - February 1, 2023

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  • Editors: Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa, Suchart Siengchin, G. Balaganesan, Vinod Kushvaha
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323993401

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Polymer Composite Systems for Pipeline Repair: Design, Manufacture, Application, and Environmental Impacts delivers the latest developments in nanomaterials, specifically polymers and composites that can support pipeline repair in an effective and more environmentally-sound way. Edited by a diverse worldwide group of contributors, the reference touches on design and manufacturing techniques, patch configurations, hybrid pipes used in harsher environments, and damage detection techniques. High temperature, marine, and cold fluids are also included. Rounding out with economic and environmental impact assessments, this book gives today’s oil and gas pipeline engineers an impactful and sustainable tool to safely repair pipelines.

Key Features

  • Present readers with detailed knowledge on the design, manufacture and application of composite systems used to repair damage in pipelines
  • Assesses the environmental impacts on pipeline repairs using nano materials
  • Provides the most recent developments in the research of polymers, blends and composites for repair applications
  • Bridge theory and practice on the most recent developments in the research of polymers, blends and composites, with applicable case studies and contributions from a diverse group of worldwide contributors


Pipeline engineers, pipeline managers, Mechanical engineers, polymer researchers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to polymers composites for damage repair applications
    2. Recent advancements in polymer composites for damage repair applications
    3. Manufacturing techniques of pipe from polymer composites
    4. Design of polymer composite overwrap system to repair damaged pipelines subjected to quasi-static and impact loading
    5. Repair of composite laminates using various patch configurations
    6. Under water high pressure pipelines for inter country transport
    7. Composite pipes and design for oil and gas industry
    8. Hybrid pipes for high performance and reliability
    9. Wall thinning and damage detection techniques in pipelines
    10. Nano materials coating inner and outer surface of pipelines
    11. Repair of pipelines for non- leaking repairs
    12. Repair of pipelines for leaking defects
    13. Repair of marine and under water composite structures
    4. Repair of pipelines used for high temperature liquids and gases
    15. Repair of insulated pipes conducting cold fluids
    16. Repair of pipelines near joints, bends and valves
    17. Accelerated testing at harsh environmental conditions of pipeline repair materials
    18. Engineering economics of repair of pipelines
    19. Environmental impact assessment on repair of pipelines

Product details

  • No. of pages: 350
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Gulf Professional Publishing 2023
  • Published: February 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323993401

About the Editors

Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa

Dr.Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa received the Ph.D (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Science) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in the year 2017 and Post Doctorate from King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand, in the year 2019. He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers (India). He is a reviewer for more than 50 international journals, books, and conferences. In addition, he has published more than 70 research articles in high quality international peer reviewed journals, 20+ book chapters, one book, 20 books as an Editor and has also presented research papers at national/international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Scientist, Natural Composites Research Group Lab, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

Suchart Siengchin

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Suchart Siengchin is President of King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand. He received his Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Applied Sciences Giessen/Friedberg, Hessen, Germany, M.Sc. in Polymer Technology from University of Applied Sciences Aalen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, M.Sc. in Material Science at the Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Bayern, Germany, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from Institute for Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany and Postdoctoral Research from Kaiserslautern University and School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, USA. He worked as a Lecturer for Production and Material Engineering Department at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), KMUTNB. He has been full Professor at KMUTNB and became the President of KMUTNB. He won the Outstanding Researcher Award in 2010, 2012 and 2013 at KMUTNB. He is an author of more than 150 peer reviewed journal articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

President, King Mongkut's University of Technology, North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand

G. Balaganesan

Dr. Balaganesan received his Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from P.A.C Ramasamy Raja Polytechnic, Rajapalayam, Tamilnadu, India in 1991 and AMIE. in Mechanical Engineering from Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata, India in 2000, M.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, Tamilnadu, India in 2003, Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering (Ph. D.) from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India in 2008. He has 25 years of industrial and teaching experience. He is the author of more than 40 peer reviewed Journal Articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai, India

Vinod Kushvaha

Dr. Kushvaha has a diversified educational and research background in engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Materials and Biomedical). He earned his Dual Degree (B. Tech. + M. Tech.) from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) in Civil Engineering (Specialization in Structural Engineering). Following that he earned his second master’s and PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering (focused on Fracture Characterization of Composite Materials under Impact Loading) at Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA. During his PhD, he worked at the Mayo Clinic, the world's most renowned medical institution. His diversified research background led him to publish in various engineering journals, and in several international conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Civil Eng-Materials and Structures, Indian Institute of Technology, Jammu, India

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