FITNESS FOR SERVICE OF EQUIPMENT AND PIPING PER API 579 & ASME FFS1.
VADODARA, INDIA | 5 DAYS | 2019
This training program covers understanding of damages which may happen to equipment and connected piping while it is under fabrication, handling, erection and in prolonged service. Service exposures for a longer duration pose challenges to equipment safety and integrity. The damaged and defects are detected during regular inspection at different stages.
Fitness-For- Service (FFS) assessments are required through engineering analysis to demonstrate the structural integrity of components containing flaw or damages. The guidelines provided in API 579/ ASME FFS-1 are used to make run-repair-replace decisions of pressurised components after inspection, if they can continue to operate safely. Recommended practice as presented supplement and augment requirements and decisions while implementing inspections as per API 510, API 570 and API 653.
The course will cover situations encountered in pressure vessels, heat exchangers, tanks and connected piping in refining and petrochemical industry.