Course Venue - Becht Engineering Nuclear Services, Aiken, South Carolina
Course Fee - US$1,400 US$1,250
Becht Engineering is excited to be offering this new course. The first part of this course covers the fundamental design rules, regulations, and practices for ASME III and ASME B31 piping systems in nuclear power plants. The second part of the course provides a guide for the evaluation of degraded and non-conforming conditions through case studies, using ASME XI and the corresponding NRC regulations and precedent. The course concludes with a review of repair options for safety-related and non-safety piping systems and components.
Key Topics Covered Include:
2. PRESSURE DESIGN
3. THERMAL EFFECTS ANALYSIS
4. SUSTAINED AND OCCASIONAL LOADS
5. EVALUATION OF WALL THINNING CASE STUDIES
6. EVALUATION OF CRACK-LIKE FLAWS
7. OPERABILITY ASSESSMENT
8. REPAIRS OF PIPING SYSTEMS CASE STUDIES
Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate for attending 24 hours of classroom instruction.
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. He started his career at Westinghouse in 1975 and has been involved in the design, analysis, qualification, start-up, and operational trouble-shooting of mechanical equipment throughout the industry. He is the author of three textbooks on the subject of mechanical integrity and fitness-for-service, and is an instructor for ASME.
“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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