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Fitness-for-Service of Degraded and Damaged tanks, vessels, and piping systems in accordance with API 579-1/ASME FFS-1, and Repair Options in Accordance with ASME PCC-2 - Aiken, SC

From Wednesday, May 29, 2019 -  08:00am
To Friday, May 31, 2019 - 04:30pm
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Early Bird Pricing Available until May 10th!!

 

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.

 

 Instructor:

George Antaki
George Antaki, P.E.
Becht Chief Nuclear Engineer

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 Participants Feedback
“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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Questions? Contact Becht Technical Training: 908-580-1119; Email Training Click Here

 

Location Becht Engineering Nuclear Services, 5224 Woodside Executive Court, Aiken, South Carolina, 29803

Upcoming Becht Training 2019 Schedule

01Apr
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Mon Apr 01, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Global Knowledge, 595 Bay St., Suite 302, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C2, Canada

08Apr
ASME B31.3, Process Piping - Design, Construction, and Mechanical Integrity - St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Mon Apr 08, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Euler Training Center, Parkdale Plaza, 1660 MN-100 S, Suite 101, St.Louis Park, MN, 55416

13May
ASME Section VIII, Division 2 - Part 5, Design-By-Analysis - Calgary, AB, Canada
Mon May 13, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
CTC Training - PanArtic Plaza, 815 8th Ave SW 300, Suite 300, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

29May
Fitness-for-Service of Degraded and Damaged tanks, vessels, and piping systems in accordance with API 579-1/ASME FFS-1, and Repair Options in Accordance with ASME PCC-2 - Aiken, SC
Wed May 29, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Becht Engineering Nuclear Services, 5224 Woodside Executive Court, Aiken, South Carolina, 29803

10Jun
ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS Training Course - Toronto, ON
Mon Jun 10, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
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04Sep
Introduction to COMPRESS Training Course - El Segundo, CA
Wed Sep 04, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
222 N Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 1240, El Segundo, CA 90245-4319

09Sep
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Mon Sep 09, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
222 N Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 1240, El Segundo, CA 90245-4319

23Sep
ASME Section VIII, Division 2 - Part 5, Design-By-Analysis - Houston, TX
Mon Sep 23, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Texas Training and Conference Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd, Suite 600, Houston, Texas, 77077

23Sep
API-579/ASME FFS-1 Fitness for Service with BechtFFS and INSPECT Software - Houston, TX
Mon Sep 23, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Texas Training and Convention Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77077

07Oct
Process Piping - ASME B31.3 Design, Construction, and Mechanical Integrity - Houston, TX
Mon Oct 07, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Texas Training and Conference Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77077

08Oct
Heat Exchanger Design with COMPRESS Training Course - Dallas, TX
Tue Oct 08, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
MicroTek, 5430 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, 3 Lincoln Centre, Suite 300, Dallas, Texas, 75240

14Oct
ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS Training Course - Dallas, TX
Mon Oct 14, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
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18Nov
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Mon Nov 18, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
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21Nov
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Thu Nov 21, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
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Codeware COMPRESS ASME VIII pressure vessel design softwareCOMPRESS Software Training

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. 

To learn more or schedule a private course

Contact Becht Technical Training

Becht Nuclear Lunch & Learn

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Becht Nuclear Services offers free, 1-hour overview sessions on a variety of topics such as:

  • Wall Thinning Corrosion or Erosion in Piping Systems using ASME XI CC N-513 and N-597
  • Operability of Piping Systems using ASME III Div.1 Appendix F
  • Crack-Like Flaws using ASME XI Failure Assessment Diagram
  • Wall Thinning Corrosion or Erosion in Buried Piping Systems using ASME XI CC N-806
  • Plus much, much more...

Each seminar is followed by a question period for participants.

47 georgeablogInstructor:  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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