Course Venue - Becht Engineering Nuclear Services, Aiken, South Carolina
Course Fee - US$1,500 US$1,350
Becht Engineering is excited to be offering this new course. The course will cover perform fitness-for-service (FFS) assessment of aged and/or damaged tanks, vessels and piping systems, in accordance with API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 - using case studies. Make run-or-repair decisions, in accordance with API 579-1/ASME FFS-1. Understand the technical and historical bases of the API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 methods and criteria Repair Options (ASME PCC-2, API-653, NBIC NB-23): If repair is necessary, select the repair, in accordance with ASME PCC-2 and compare to other repair standards (API and NBIC).
Key Topics Covered Include:
1 – Introduction
2 – Procedure
3 – Brittle Fracture
4 – General Metal Loss
5 – Local Metal Loss
6 – Pitting Corrosion
7 – Hydrogen Blisters HIC‐SOHIC
8 – Weld Misalignment Shell Distortion
9 – Crack‐Like Flaw
10 – Creep Damage
11 – Fire Damage
12 – Dents and Gouges
13 – Laminations
14 – Fatigue Damage
15 – Waterhammer (included in Part 14 of API 579-1)
16 – Flow‐Induced Vibration (draft Part 16 API 579‐1)
ASME PCC-2 Repair Methods
ASME PCC-2 Welded Repairs
ASME PCC-2 Mechanical Repairs
ASME PCC-2 Non-Metallic Repairs
Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate for attending 24 hours of classroom instruction.
George Antaki, PE, Fellow ASME, has over 42 years of experience in the areas of mechanical integrity of pressure equipment. He is past vice-chairman API-579/ASME FFS, past member ASME PCC-2, member ASME B31 Mechanical Design Committee, and several other Committees. Author of “Fitness-for-Service and Integrity of Piping and Pressure Vessels, McGraw-Hill.
“Mr. Antaki is a wealth of experience and history of the industry”
“Stories that tied the training to actual industry experience. This saves us from repeating mistakes of the past”
“George’s teaching style and interaction with the students provided an excellent environment for learning”
“Able to implement the subject matter immediately in current work”
“The course covered a lot of the background knowledge information that has helped me understand the very foundations.”
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Becht Engineering is excited to partner with Codeware, Inc. to present COMPRESS Software Training! We are now offering THREE types of courses, a 2.5-day Introduction to COMPRESS course, a 5-day course combining ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS training and a NEW 4-day Heat Exchanger Design with COMPRESS course! Through instruction in a computer lab setting, students will gain hands-on experience using COMPRESS and working through the program and example problems along with the instructor.
Arrangements can also be made to have COMPRESS training courses taught privately at or near your site.
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Becht Nuclear Lunch & Learn
Becht Nuclear Services offers free, 1-hour overview sessions on a variety of topics such as:
Each seminar is followed by a question period for participants.
Instructor: George Antaki, PE, fellow ASME, is chairman of ASME III Working Group Piping Design, chairman of ASME B31 Mechanical design Committee, and member of ASME O&M Subgroup Piping. George is the Division Manager for Becht Nuclear and has over 40 years of hands-on experience.
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