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5 day course

Instructor:  Nadarajah Chithranjan, Ph.D., P.E.

This 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 course will cover in detail the Level 1 and Level 2 procedures for analyzing Brittle Fracture, General Metal Loss, Pitting Damage, Hydrogen Blisters and Hydrogen Damage, Weld  Misalignment and Shell Distortion, Crack Like Flaws and Laminations.  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.

Currently Offered (Also Virtual):

  • April 1-5, 2019: CTC Toronto, ON Canada
    September 23-27, 2019: Texas Training and Conference Center, Houston, Texas

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Becht Training Schedule

01Apr
API-579/ASME FFS-1 Fitness for Service with BechtFFS and INSPECT Software - Toronto, ON
Mon Apr 01, 2019 @ 8:00AM - Fri Apr 05, 2019 @ 4:30PM: 5 days
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 - Thu Apr 11, 2019 @ 4:30PM: 4 days
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 - Thu May 16, 2019 @ 4:30PM: 4 days
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 - Fri May 31, 2019 @ 4:30PM: 3 days
Becht Engineering Nuclear Services, 5224 Woodside Executive Court, Aiken, South Carolina, 29803

04Jun
Nuclear Piping System ASME B31.1 and ASME III Class 1-2-3 Design-Qualification-Analysis and Piping Operability Assessment under NRC Rules and Section XI and Repair per ASME PCC-2 and ASME XI - Aiken, SC
Tue Jun 04, 2019 @ 8:00AM - Thu Jun 06, 2019 @ 4:30PM: 3 days
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 - Fri Jun 14, 2019 @ 4:30PM: 5 days
Global Knowledge, 595 Bay St., Suite 302, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C2, Canada