Fitness for Service Evaluation & Repair of Piping Systems
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+ Vocabulary, terminology, and fundamental concepts.
+ The organization of the Design Codes, as well as their scopes and fundamental sections.
+ Best practices and lessons learned from different international projects.
+ To define the necessary requirements for a Fitness for Service Assessment and repair of piping systems, including remaining thickness calculation, fitness for service assessment procedures, main welded repairs, and more.
+ Fitness for Service Assessment and Repairs of piping systems according to the codes: ASME B31G; API RP 579-1 & ASME PCC-2. Thickness evaluation after corrosion degradation, crack evaluation, remaining life. Welded repairs, mechanical repairs, composite repairs.
Instructor-led training course
Downloadable study notes
Solved case studies
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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 used 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?
Become familiar with the vocabulary, terminology and fundamental concepts.
Know the organization of the Design Codes, their scope and fundamental sections.
Benefit from best practices and lessons learned from different international projects.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to define the necessary requirements for a Fitness for Service assessment and repair of piping systems:
- Remaining thickness calculation.
- Fitness for Service assessment procedures.
- Evaluation of material loss.
- Main welded repairs.
- Major mechanical repairs.
- Repairs with composite materials.
CONTENTS AND STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE: 12 HS
Life cycle management of a piping system
Failures evaluation methods
Scope, organization and intent
Glossary of terms
Levels 1, 2, and 3
Proposed Case Study: calculation of remaining stress in corroded lines
Glossary of terms
Procedures for Fitness for Service assessments in piping systems.
Applicability and limitations
Evaluation levels and acceptance criteria
Remaining life assessment
Thicknesses, MAWP and stresses for FFS evaluations.
Generalized Material Loss Assessment
Localized Material Loss Assessment
Evaluation of fissure type failures (cracks)
Proposed Case Study: Serviceability Assessment of Corroded Components
Part 2 – Welded Repairs
Art. 201 – Butt welded insert plates in pressure components
Art. 206 – Steel reinforcement sleeves
Art. 207 & 212 – Patches with fillet welding
Art. 210 – Welding in CS pipe service
Part 3 – Mechanical Repairs
Art. 304 – Excavation of defects and repair with welding
Art. 305 – Repair of flanges and conversion
Art. 306 – Repair with mechanical clamps
Part 4 – Repairs with composite materials
Part 5 – Examination and tests
Proposed Case Study: calculation of reinforcement jackets thickness
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