Test Series

Definition(s)


Test Series

Group of tests at the same load condition (i.e. rated, extreme, survival) that are related to each other in some manner, such as capacity or type of test.

  • EXAMPLE A Rated Capacity Test Series comprises all the tests that are conducted to a load level that corresponds to a rated capacity rating.

Source: API Specification 16A, Specification for Drill-through Equipment, Fourth Edition, April 2017. Global Standards

Test Series

Group of tests at the same load condition (i.e. normal, extreme, survival) that are related to each other in some manner such as capacity or type of test.

  • EXAMPLE A Normal Capacity Test Series is all the tests that are conducted to a load level that corresponds to a normal capacity rating.

Source: API Technical Report 17TR7, Verification and Validation of Subsea Connectors, First Edition, April 2017. Global Standards