Length: 1 days
A plant’s objective is to attain the maximum economic benefit and service life from existing equipment without sacrificing integrity. This two-day MasterClass provides an in-depth review of the rules and application of the ASME, NBIC and API codes and standards in making run-or-repair operability decisions for pressure equipment (tanks, vessels), piping, and tubing systems.
The course is based on a series of case studies of abnormal and damaged conditions, how to diagnose their causes, how to determine the integrity of the system or component, how to decide whether to keep the system or component in service, and how to repair in accordance with the ASME PCC-2 Standard.
In making these assessments, we discuss what guidance is available in ASME BPV Codes, ASME B31, ASME Post-Construction Codes, API 579, NBIC, and regulations; as well as what is not addressed in codes, standards and regulations, and, is therefore, at the discretion of the engineer.
You Will Learn To
- Distinguish which parts of run-or-repair operability decisions are addressed in ASME-API-NBIC codes and standards; and which parts are at the discretion of the engineer
- Apply basic run-or-repair principles to diagnose the cause of damage or abnormal condition, and know what simplified and advanced methods and criteria are available for their analysis
- Identify the criteria used for making operability decisions for several types of generic damage mechanisms, including fatigue, pitting, corrosion, cracking, overload, leaks, and component support failures
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Who Should Attend
This MasterClass is intended for plant staff engineers, designers, project engineers, maintenance engineers, inspectors, and regulators who desire a practical roadmap for making run-or-repair and operability decisions based on the sound application of ASME codes and standards, regulations, and engineering practice.
This MasterClass is structured on the assumption that participants have a basic understanding of ASME BPV Codes and Standards.
Participants are encouraged to bring examples of particularly challenging issues encountered on the job for in-class discussion
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