Qasem Fandem: About the Author
Mechanical Engineer, Saudi Aramco

Qasem Fandem

Qasem Fandem is a mechanical engineer with a MSc degree in Material Science & Engineering from University of South Florida (USF). He has worked in the Project Inspection department for Saudi Aramco since 2007.  Mr. Fandem holds nine professional and technical certifications including API-570, API-510, API-653, API-936, API-577, CSWIP 3.1, NACE Coating, ISO 9001, and six sigma green belt. Qasem has published and presented eight technical papers in various international conferences and journals. He optimized preservation management in a construction project by developing a corporate procedure and developed an automated monitoring and tracking tool to measure Preservation Failure Rate (PFR%) for equipment and piping in projects.

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Published Articles

July/August 2022 Inspectioneering Journal

A case study of advanced digital technology was assessed to resolve the challenges of internal coating of small diameter pipes by accurately and rapidly measuring pipe-end dimensions, and then matching end-to-end pipes with software-based analysis.

July/August 2020 Inspectioneering Journal

Pressure vessel design is crucial in ensuring compliance with safety regulations and facilitating reliability and integrity. This article provides an overview of the ASME Section VIII approach to designing pressure vessels.

January/February 2019 Inspectioneering Journal

Welding imperfections vary in impact from being acceptable to requiring repair. It is important to ensure the quality of welds using NDT and to ensure the strength of the entire piping system with hydrotesting.

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