AP 579-1/ASME FFS-1 Fitness-For-Service Applications and Examples with Becht FFS Software

Becht, October 10, 2022


This course provides theory and practical application of API-579/ASME FFS-1 methods for assessing the acceptability of equipment with various kinds of flaws. The Fitness-for-Service training provides direction for performing FFS assessments using procedures specifically prepared for pressurized equipment. For the topics covered in the training, example problems will be solved using hand calculations supplemented with BechtFFS software.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Fitness-for-Service
  • FFS Methods and Margins
  • Brittle Fracture
  • General Metal Loss
  • Local Thin Areas
  • Pitting Corrosion
  • Hydrogen Blisters and Hydrogen Damage Associated with HIC and SOHIC
  • Weld Misalignment and Shell Distortion
  • Crack-Like Flaws
  • High Temperature Creep
  • Fire Damage
  • Assessment of Dents, Gouges and Dent-Gouge Combinations
  • Assessment of Lamination

Who Should Attend

  • Integrity Assessment Engineers
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Specialists, Site Inspection Engineers
  • Piping Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Plant Engineers

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