Length: 11 days
February 8-11 and 15-18, 2021: The course begins at 9:30 AM and ends at 1:30 PM Eastern, with breaks scheduled throughout, each day.
April 5-8 and 12-15, 2021: The course begins at 9:30 AM and ends at 1:30 PM Eastern, with breaks scheduled throughout, each day.
Notice: Enrollment closes up to 10 days in advance of the course begins in order to accommodate shipping course materials to students.
This course is designed for the individual that needs to expand his/her core competence on the subject of welding. Designers, inspectors, managers, or welders with a need to understand the fundamentals of welding benefit from the practical aspects of welding technology offered here.
This course employs in-class exercises to reinforce class lectures on the subjects of welding and NDE symbols, carbon equivalence, A-numbers, strength of welds, joint details, welding procedures, selection of filler metals, and preheat.
Participants should bring a calculator and several pencils or a mechanical pencil to class.
Course Materials (Included in the price of the course)
A hard copy of the course presentation, a copy of Modern Welding Technology, 6th Edition, and a copy of AWS A3.0 Standard Welding Terms will be shipped to each attendee.
You Will Learn to:
- Explain welding terms and definitions
- Specify various weld types and nondestructive testing using standard AWS welding symbols
- Explain basic ferrous welding metallurgy
- Describe post weld heat treatments, residual stresses, and distortion control
- Evaluate welding processes typically used to fabricate pressure vessels and piping systems
- Clarify the interrelationship between AWS, ASME, and API codes and standards as they relate to pressure vessels, piping systems, and related facilities
- Explain welding procedure and performance qualification documentation and methodology applicable to pressure vessels and piping systems.
- Identify common weld defects, causes, and corrective actions
- Identify major considerations when designing a weld
- Identify common NDT used to examine welds
- Identify the elements of a cohesive welding program that includes design, purchasing, fabrication, inspections, and delivery
Who Should Attend
Managers, engineers, production and maintenance staff, inspectors, welders and others who work with welding.
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