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PD716 - BPV Code, Section I: Power Boilers

PD716 - BPV Code, Section I: Power Boilers

Date & Location   Member Price List Price Qty

Milano, ITA
Jun 18, 2018 - Jun 20, 2018




Length: 3 days    CEUs: 2.30    PDHs: 23.00

ASME codes and standards are the most widely used in the world for the design, operation, maintenance, and repair of power boilers, pressure vessels and nuclear facilities.

This course will provide the participant with a detailed knowledge of the responsibilities of personnel involved in the manufacturing, fabrication and examination of new power boiler plant components and new construction activity as defined by Section I of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code (BPVC).

The objective of the course is to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the requirements for design and construction of power boilers in accordance with Section I of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code.

Students will receive the most recent edition of the B&PVC, Section I: Rules for Construction of Power Boilers.

You Will Learn To
 - Describe the purpose of the Sections of the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code
 - Explain the rules and requirements in Section I for the design and construction of power boilers
 - Describe the use of Section II Materials and their allowable stresses
 - Explain the basic rules for fabrication of power boilers
 - Describe be the process for quality control and certification in Section I
 - Identify the additional requirements that should be specified to meet the PED when designing and manufacturing boiler pressure parts to ASME I
 - Describe the proposed modernization of ASME I for a plant operating at elevated temperature and cyclic loading

Please click HERE to view the course outline.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for engineers, managers and quality personnel who are involved in manufacturing, fabrication and examination of components or parts, for power boilers or the construction of a power boiler built to the requirements of U.S. Codes & Standards.  It is also valuable for those who are or will be directly or indirectly involved in the design, analysis, construction, maintenance or operation of a power boiler.

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  • Course Type: Public Course
  • Course Number: PD716
  • Language: English
Final invoices will include applicable sales and use tax.


Tobias Ludwig, Dipl.-Ing (FH) & IWE, provides training, technical support/code consulting on ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code Sections I, IV, VIII & IX for the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company. Additionally, he has taught courses that cover Pressure Equipment Directive (PED), ASME Sections I, VIII, and IX, and ASME B31.1 for many years.

Mr. Ludwig’s work experience has been in the area of steel structure and pressure equipment in his role as QA/QC Engineer, Welding Engineer and Inspector, designed to various construction codes and standards, including ASME Sections I, IV, B31.1, and VIII.

Tobias Ludwig is the assigned HSB Manager Code Services EMEA, being responsible for ASME activities and personnel. He currently holds a National Board Commission with "AI" & "IS" as well endorsement “B”, “C”, “N”, “NS” & “R”.

Mr. Ludwig is a member of the German IWG on Power Boilers for BPV I.
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