If an analysis is done to the ASME I, III or VIII code for a loading that is extremely unlikely say with a probability of 1x10-6, and if the allowable stresses are exceeded, can we use the values specified in the actual material test reports as the true allowable stresses? If we are allowed to do so, what would be the Code basis?
As we know, the values in the material test reports are always higher than the code specified.
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