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4.5 (11 Reviews)

Risk Based Inspection based on API 580/581

Life Tech Engineering, In Aberdeen
5 days
5 days
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Course description

Risk Based Inspection based on API 580/581

The first part of this training course is based on API 580 and is intended to provide guidance on developing a Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) program for fixed equipment and piping in the hydrocarbon and chemical process industries. It includes: a) what is RBI, b) what are the key elements of RBI, c) how to implement an RBI program, d) how to sustain an RBI program. The second and main part of the course is based on API 581 and is intended to explain quantitative procedures to establish an inspection program using risk-based methods for pressurized fixed equipment including pressure vessel, piping, tankage, pressure relief devices (PRDs), and heat exchanger tube bundles.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Plant engineers and inspectors including Inspection, Corrosion, Materials, Integrity, Maintenance, Process and design engineers.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

This training course will help you to undrestand and apply the followings:

- planning the RBI assessment;

- data and information collection;

- identifying damage mechanisms and failure modes;

- assessing probability of failure (POF);

- assessing consequence of failure (COF);

- risk determination, assessment, and management;

- risk management with inspection activities and process control;

- other risk mitigation activities;

- reassessment and updating;

- roles, responsibilities, training, and qualifications;

- documentation and recordkeeping

Training Course Content

  1. RBI Overview
  2. API 580 Overview
  3. API 581 Part 1- Inspection Planning Methodology
  4. API 581 Part 2- Probability of Failure
  5. Damage Mechanisms & Corrosion Rates Calculations
  6. API 581 Part 3- Consequence of Failure
  7. Worked Examples
  8. Homework
  9. RBLXTM RBI Software


Average rating 4.5

Based on 11 reviews.
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ashton westbrook
07 Feb 2017

Good overview of the RBI and excellent course speaker

tom hathaway
06 Feb 2017

Overall it was a success, very useful, great insight into the API.

tommy ralper
06 Feb 2017

Enthusiastic and very knowledgeable presenter.

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