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CSWIP Plant Inspector Levels 2/3 Module 8: Aboveground Tank Inspection, based on API Std 653

06th Jul 2020

Baku, Azerbaijan
Start Date
06th Jul 2020
End Date
10th Jul 2020
On Request

Is it for me?

This 5-day course is aimed you as a plant engineer, non-destructive testing engineer, materials and corrosion engineer, or plant inspector responsible for managing the integrity of ageing process equipment, pipelines, boilers and storage tanks.

It is recommended that you have a knowledge of either the inspection, design, fabrication, operation or maintenance of process equipment and piping, as well as some knowledge of the most common pressure equipment design codes/standards.

What will I learn?

This course provides an extensive overview of API Std 653 "Body of Knowledge", corrosion allowances, inspection intervals, joint efficiencies, hydrostatic testing requirements, and weld size determination. You will also learn about hot tapping, tank shell evaluation, degradation mechanisms, ASME welding and NDE requirements.

What will I leave with?

At the end of the course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the requirements of API 653 "Body of Knowledge"
  • Understand the requirements for the maintenance, Inspection, alteration and repair of aboveground storage tanks
  • Capable of calculating corrosion rates, hydrostatic testing requirements and weld sizes for shell and roof openings
  • Determine joint efficiency of tank welds, joint types and weld sizes for shell and roof openings