WELDING CODES AND STANDARDS OBJECTIVE
: To orient the students to the prevailing codes and standards pertaining to welding and fabrication.
1 STRUCTURAL WELDING CODES
Design requirements, allowable stress values, workmanship and inspection.
2 PETROLEUM PIPING FABRICATION
Process and product standards for manufacturing of pipe - welding procedure and welder qualification, field welding and inspection.
3 PRESSURE VESSEL FABRICATION
Design requirements, fabrication methods, joint categories, welding and inspection, post weld heat treatment and hydrotesting.
4 WELDING PROCEDURE AND WELDER QUALIFICATION
Welding procedure specification, procedure qualification records, performance qualification, variables.
5 MATERIALS AND CONSUMABLES
Introduction to materials standards and testing of materials, consumables testing and qualification as per ASME/AWS requirements.
- AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code
- API 5L
- API 1104
- ASME Section VIII - Division 1
- ASME Section IX
- ASME Section II Part A and C