Detailed explanations of all the information covered in the API 653 'Body of Knowledge' including
ASME welding requirements for storage tanks sections IX and API 650; ASME non-destructive
testing principles and application of section V; storage tank design review API 650, weld sizes,
tank nozzle reinforcement, brittle fracture, weld efficiency factors, post weld heat treatment;
API 653 inspection, repair alteration and reconstruction of tanks, inspection intervals, inspection
requirements, relationships to ASME codes. Corrosion, minimum thickness determination and
remaining life calculations; inspection and degradation mechanisms of API 575, cathodic protection
and internal coatings for storage tanks. Safety and preparation issues on tank floors for repair.