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API-579/ASME FFS-1 Fitness for Service with BechtFFS Software - Houston, TX

Early Bird Discount Available Until September 6!!

Becht Engineering's 5 day API-579/ASME FFS-1 Fitness for Service course provides theory and practical application of API-579/ASME FFS-1 methods for assessing the acceptability of equipment with various kinds of flaws. The Fitness-for-Service training provides direction for performing FFS assessments using procedures specifically prepared for pressurized equipment. For the topics covered in the training, example problems will be solved using hand calculations supplemented with BechtFFS software and Codeware Inc.'s INSPECT software.

Who Should Attend?  Individuals involved in performing assessment of petrochemical equipments with flaws will benefit from this course.

Key Topics covered include:

  1. Introduction to Fitness-for-Service
    • Overview of API 579/ASME FFS-1
    • Scope and Objectives
    • Responsibilities in FFS
  2. FFS Methods and Margins
    • Design Margins for New Equipment
    • Remaining Strength Factor
    • Margins for In-Service Equipment
    • Three Levels of FFS Analysis
  3. Brittle Fracture
    • Factors Influencing Brittle Fracture
    • Applicability and Limitations
    • Data Requirements
    • Level 1 and 2 Brittle Fracture Assessment
  4. General Metal Loss
    • Local vs General Thinning
    • Applicability and Limitations
    • Data Requirements
    • Level 1 and 2 Assessment
    • Remaining Life Assessment
  5. Local Thin Areas
    • Applicability and Limitations
    • Data Requirements
    • Level 1 and 2 Assessment
    • Remaining Life Assessment
    • Remediation
  6. Pitting Corrosion
    • Applicability and Limitations
    • Pit Measurement and Pit Couples
    • Level 1 and 2 Assessment
    • Remaining Life Assessment
    • Remediation
  7. Hydrogen Blisters and Hydrogen Damage Associated with HIC and SOHIC
    • Applicability and Limitations
    • Inspection Technique and Sizing Requirments
    • Data Requirements
    • Level 1 and 2 Assessment for Blisters, HIC and SOHIC
    • Remaining Life Assessment
    • Remediation
  8. Weld Misalignment and Shell Distortion
    • Applicability and Limitations
    • Data Requirements
    • Level 1 and 2 Assessment
    • Remaining Life Assessment
    • Remediation
  9. Crack-Like Flaws
    • Applicability and Limitations
    • Flaw Sizing and Inspection Technique
    • Level 1 and 2 Assessment
    • Failure Assessment Diagram (FAD)
    • Leak before Break
    • Remediation and In Service Monitoring
  10. High Temperature Creep
    • Applicability and Limitation
    • Data Requirement
    • Assessment Technique
    • Creep Rupture Life
    • Micorstructural Approach
    • Remediation
  11. Fire Damage
    • Post-Fire Zoning
    • Inspections, Repairs and Replacements
  12. Assessment of Lamination
    • Applicability and Limitations
    • Data Requirements
    • Level 1 and 2 Assessment
    • Remaining Life Assessment
    • Remediation

   Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate for attending 38 hours of professional development.

 Instructor:

ranjan2013
C. Ranjan Nadarajah, Ph.D, PE
Becht Senior Engineering Advisor II.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Course Details

Event Date 09-23-2019 8:00 am
Event End Date 09-27-2019 4:30 pm
Capacity 20
Original Price $3,000.00
Discounted Price $2,700.00 (Until 09-06-2019)
Location Texas Training and Conference Center

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
2 3,000.00
3 2,700.00
4 2,400.00
5 2,400.00
6 2,400.00
7 2,250.00