API 580-Risk Based Inspection Course
API 510 Prepratory Course
API 510 – Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-Service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration – is an inspection code developed and published by the American Petroleum Institute (API). The code covers inspection, repair, alteration, and rerating activities for pressure vessels and the pressure relieving devices that protect vessels covered by the code. The most recent edition (10th) was released May 2014.
First published in 1958 as a recommended practice, API 510 serves as a guide for internal and external inspections, as well as on-stream and thickness measurement inspections of pressure vessels. The code has grown and evolved over the years to account for innovations in technology, changes in inspection practices, and new methodologies.
This is a preparatory Course . Upon completion of the training with full attendance and assessment of learning achievement with 70% score, A Certificate of sucessful training completion shall be granted with 3.0 IACET CEU
- Detailed explanations of all the information covered in the API 510 ‘Body of Knowledge’ including ASME welding requirements for pressure vessels section IX and VIII
- ASME non-destructive testing principles and application of Section V
- Pressure vessel design review SME Section VIII, weld sizes, vessel nozzle reinforcement, brittle fracture, weld efficiency factors, post weld heat treatment
- Pressure relieving devices, valves, bursting discs, setting, testing and inspection; API 510 inspection, repair and rerating of vessels, inspection intervals, inspection requirements, relationships to ASME codes. Corrosion, minimum thickness determination and remaining life calculations
- Inspection and degradation mechanisms of pressure vessels, corrosion and cracking mechanisms
- Erosion, common corrodents, hydrogen and H2S damage, alloy degradation
What is target audience?
Learners should have a working knowledge of basic processing equipment, pressure vessels , welding and inspection .