API 653 | Inspection & Repair of Storage Tanks (Live Course)
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+ The vocabulary and fundamentals
+ The types of tanks
+ The scope of the API 653 code
Instructor-led training course
Downloadable study notes
Solved case studies
COURSE LED BY AN ASME AUTHORIZED INSTRUCTOR
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The course follows the “learning through experience” methodology. A series of discussions, individual exercises and simplified case studies provide practical knowledge to implement in the field. With the help of the Study Notes and with the assistance of the instructor, participants will gradually progress through the course.
Who should attend?
This course is intended for graduates (or soon to be), designers, freelancers, technicians and engineers involved in: calculation, design, selection, manufacturing, safety, quality and maintenance of systems and equipment in industrial processes.
Previous knowledge of this subject is not required to attend to the course.
The main objective of this course is to transfer to participants the theoretical and practical skills required in projects, obtained from experience and sound engineering practices.
What to expect?
- Acquire the vocabulary and fundamentals.
- Know the types of tanks.
- Understand the scope of the API 653 code.
- Assimilate the concept of Remaining Life:
- Inspection intervals.
- Damage mechanisms in tanks.
- Know the Fitness for Service parameters:
- Prevention barriers.
- Major and minor repairs.
- Evaluation of bottom settlement.
CONTENTS AND STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE: 16 HS
API 650 Standard.
Tank shell design.
Tank bottom design.
Scope | Organization.
Section 1: Scope.
Section 2: References.
Section 3: Definitions.
Section 5: Brittle Fracture.
Section 7: Materials.
Section 8: Design considerations.
Section 11: Welding.
Section 4: Suitability for service.
Storage tank evaluation: shell, roof & bottom.
Tank foundation evaluation.
Annex B – Evaluation of tank bottom settlement.
Types of settlement.
Acceptable settlement criteria.
Section 6: Inspection.
Internal & external inspection.
Section 12: Examination & testing.
NDE | Radiographs | Hydrostatic Test | Leak test.
Annex C – Inspection checklists.
Annex F – NDE Req’s Summary.
Removal of shell plates.
Overlapping wall reinforcement plates.
Increasing the height of the body.
Installation of connections in the body.
Repair of tank bottoms.
Repair of tanks roofs.
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