Topic outline

  • Delivery

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  • Outline

    OBJECTIVES

    • Identify and explain the key internal and external corrosion mechanisms.
    • Discuss best practices in corrosion management through operational control.
    • Show using case studies the best practice in corrosion management.

    LEVEL

    Foundation

    PREREQUISITE

    N/A

    DURATION

    2 Days

    PRESENTER

    Ian Laing and Jozef Soltis

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND
    Personnel new to the industry/topic, or those who want to refresh their knowledge in this specific area. Attendees are expected to be aware of basic engineering principals, pipeline operation and corrosion mechanisms.

    • Learning

      DAY ONE

      Corrosion basics
      • Corrosion expert
      • What is corrosion?
      • Thermodynamic principles
      • Electrochemistry of corrosion
      • Forms of corrosion


      Introduction to pipeline materials
      • Material specifications
      • Metallurgy fundamentals
      • Carbon and low – alloy steels
      • Iron-carbon diagram importance and interpretation
      • Material classification
      • Strengthening methods
      • Heat treatment

      Internal corrosion prevention and monitoring
      • Pipeline systems
      • Types of corrosion
      • Erosion and erosion-corrosion
      • Internal corrosion risk locations
      • Overview of corrosion inhibitors
      • Control of pipelines internal corrosion

      DAY TWO

      External corrosion

      • Types of corrosion

      External coating selection and field joints
      • External corrosion protection
      • What do we want from a pipe coating?
      • Coating developments
      • Coating types
      • Coating tests
      • In service monitoring