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Non-Destructive Testing for Petrochemical Industries

3 days MCO/NDTIW
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • Experienced engineers, managers and technicians involved in the technical aspects of the oil & gas, refineries and chemical industries.
Purpose
  • This course explains basic and advanced non-destructive testing methods used in the petroleum industry.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to:
  • identify available non-destructive examination methods,
  • select non-destructive examination methods based on technical diagnosis.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Case studies to identify the most suitable non-destructive examination for various degradations.
  • Practical demonstration of non-destructive examination in a workshop.

BASIC & ADVANCED NDT TECHNIQUES 2 days
  • For each technique, study:
  • The basic physical principles.
  • The type of degradation to be detected.
  • The limitations and exclusions.
  • The pros and cons compared to other NDT.
  • Safety and health features.
  • Visual test, Liquid Penetrant test (PT), Magnetic Penetrant Test (MT), Radiographic Test (RT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT, TOFD, Phased Array, IRIS), Leak Testing (LT), Electromagnetic testing (ET), Positive Material Identification (PMI), Infrared Thermography (IR), Hardness, Acoustic Emission.
PRACTICAL APPLICATION 1 day
  • Demonstration of several NDT techniques performed on samples by qualified personnel in a dedicated workshop.