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API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair and Alteration

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 Course Overview


API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection Code covers the in-service inspection, repair, alteration, and rerating activities for pressure vessels and the pressure-relieving devices protecting these vessels. This inspection code applies to all hydrocarbon and chemical process vessels and process vessels in other industries. This 5-day course provides participants with a clear and thorough understanding of various aspects of in-service inspection, rating, repair, and alteration as required by the code.


This 5-day short course is available for in-house training, on-site training, online and distance learning worldwide. It can also be customized to meet the specific needs of your organization.


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 Course Outline


1. Introduction to Mechanical Integrity and Risk

2. Corrosion and Metallurgy

3. Terms and Definitions

4 Owner/User Inspection Organization

   4.1 General
   4.2 Authorized Piping Inspector Qualification and Certification
   4.3 Responsibilities

5 Inspection, Examination, and Pressure Testing Practices
   5.1 Inspection Plans
   5.2 Risk-Based Inspection
   5.3 Preparation for Inspection
   5.4 Inspection for Types and Locations of Damage Modes of Deterioration and Failure
   5.5 General Types of Inspection and Surveillance
   5.6 CMLs
   5.7 Condition Monitoring Methods
   5.8 Pressure Testing of Piping SystemsóGeneral
   5.9 Material Verification and Traceability
   5.10 Inspection of Valves
   5.11 In-service Inspection of Welds
   5.12 Inspection of Flanged Joints
   5.13 Inspection Organization Audits

6 Interval/Frequency and Extent of Inspection
   6.1 General
   6.2 Inspection During Installation and Service Changes
   6.3 Piping Inspection Planning
   6.4 Extent of Visual External and CUI Inspections
   6.5 Extent of Thickness Measurement Inspection
   6.6 Extent of Small-bore, Auxiliary Piping, and Threaded-connections Inspections
   6.7 Inspection and Maintenance of Pressure-relieving Devices (PRD)

7 Inspection Data Evaluation, Analysis, and Recording
   7.1 Corrosion Rate Determination
   7.2 MAWP Determination
   7.3 Required Thickness Determination
   7.4 Assessment of Inspection Findings
   7.5 Piping Stress Analysis
   7.6 Reporting and Records for Piping System Inspection
   7.7 Inspection Recommendations for Repair or Replacement
   7.8 Inspection Records for External Inspections
   7.9 Piping Failure and Leak Reports
   7.10 Inspection Deferral or Interval Revision

8 Repairs, Alterations, and Re-rating of Piping Systems
   8.1 Repairs and Alterations
   8.2 Welding and Hot Tapping
   8.3 Re-rating

9 Inspection of Buried Piping
   9.1 General
   9.2 Types and Methods of Inspection
   9.3 Frequency and Extent of Inspection
   9.4 Repairs to Buried Piping Systems
   9.5 Records


10. End-of-Course Examination


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Who Should Attend


Designers, engineers, inspection and maintenance personnel who are concerned with pressure vessel in-service inspection, rating, repair, and alteration in the various industries such as refining, petrochemical, chemical process, pharmaceutical, power, onshore and offshore industries.


 Registration for This  Corrosion Course

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 In-House Training Corrosion Courses/On-Site Training Corrosion Courses


If you are concerned with corrosion in your company, in-house training or on-site training is a great solution to train a group of employees from design, production, operation, quality assurance, inspection and maintenance, and technical sales and support on corrosion control and corrosion prevention technology. The contents of all our corrosion courses can be customized to fit your organization's needs.


There is no limit to the number of participants required for in-house training corrosion courses. We conduct the in-house training corrosion course at your company's premises worldwide, and at a time convenient to your company.


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 Corrosion Course-On-Demand


All our publicly scheduled corrosion short courses are conducted once a year. However, you do not need to wait for one year if you have missed any of the publicly scheduled corrosion courses as we have this unique corrosion course-on-demand scheme: we will conduct the course just for you (on an one-on-one basis) or for a small group from your company at a time and in a location convenient to you. This option costs significantly less than a full-scale in-house or on-site corrosion training program.


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 Online Corrosion Courses and Distance Learning Corrosion Courses


All our corrosion short courses are available for online or offline distance learning. You can start an online corrosion course at any time and learn at your own comfortable pace and schedule, whenever and wherever you are. You have around-the-clock access to the interactive and media-rich course materials, virtual labs, course instructions and course assessments. Discussions and questions related to the corrosion courses are posted on the website or exchanged through email for a period up to 3 months. Video conferencing or instant messaging can also be arranged for discussions of course topics. For those who do not have ready access to internet, we can send you our online course materials on a CD-ROM, or DVD, or USB flash drive for offline distance learning.


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Corrosion Course-On-Webex


Webex is hosted by Cisco, a product purpose-built for real-time web communications. If you are an existing user of Webex, or if you are willing to experience the power of Webex, we can conduct the course for you over Webex with audio and video presentations and interactions with the course instructor and other course attendees in real-time. It is just like the physical classroom settings that everyone can interact with each other. Your questions will be answered in real time by our instructor.


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 PowerPoint Slides and Test Banks for Trainers, Instructors, Tutors, University Lecturers and Professors


If you are involved in teaching or training, you may wish to purchase a complete set of the trainer's package for this training course. The trainer's package comes complete with ready-to-use PowerPoint slides (fully editable) and test bank (with answer keys). These ready-to-use PowerPoint slides contain high quality color photographs, illustrations, animations, audio and video clips. The test bank contains questions conveniently grouped into four categories: (1) true or false, (2) multiple choice, (3) calculation, and (4) reasoning and open-ended discussions. The trainer's package is suitable for in-house training and university teaching (30 lecture hours). This is exactly the same package that WebCorr uses to deliver our current training course.

The one-time lump sum fee allows your organization to use the training package and also modify it. For example, your organization may modify the course contents and re-name/re-brand the course under your organizationís name. WebCorr only retains the copyright of the original PowerPoint slides and test banks.


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