This learning program will provide individuals with a good understanding of the underlying principles, concepts, technical parameters, and methods in assessing defects, such as corrosion, cracks, and dents, in high pressure oil and gas pipelines, giving the individual an all-round understanding of the effect of defects on pipeline integrity.
Your course at a glance
Estimated 3-4 months (30 hours of content)
Satisfies the learning requirement for Pipeline Defect Assessment CS020F
What you will get
Completion certificate and CPD hours
Who should take the program?
The learning program is aimed at pipeline integrity engineers who are involved with the inspection, assessment, or repair of pipeline defects.
What is your course format?
The program is on online, on-demand course that is designed to be completed within 3-4 months, however you will have access for 12 months from purchase date.The learning will include:
We offer one-to-one 45 minute mentoring session with Dr Phil Hopkins. For groups we can offer a total of 4 hours arranged per client needs (for instance 2 x 2 hour sessions)
What are the course outcomes?
When you successfully complete this Program you will be able to describe pipeline integrity and pipeline defect assessments (for all types of defects found in pipelines) and can summarize and give examples of fatigue assessment.
What will you learn?
Material properties (with a detailed focus on fracture toughness)
Fracture mechanisms (brittle, transitional, ductile), and fracture mechanics approaches (including J integral and crack tip opening displacement)
Assessment of corrosion using ASME B31G, assessment of cracks using API 579/BS 7910, and assessment of mechanical damage