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ASME Section X: An Overview of Class I and Class II Vessels

Release Date: July 17, 2018
Delivery: Online
Presentation Style:Documentary
Continuing Education Qualification:   AI Commission, B Endorsement, PEI ASME Construction
Approximate Time:  3.3 hours

Synopsis:  This course introduces the student to fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) vessels and discusses the rules and requirements found in ASME Section X, including the roles of the Fabricator and the Manufacturer and how to verify compliance during construction, qualification, and testing of FRP vessels.

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ASME Section X: An Overview of Class I and Class II Vessels, is an online course  designed to introduce the student to fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) vessels and discusses the rules and requirements found in ASME Section X, including the roles of the Fabricator and the Manufacturer and how to verify compliance during construction, qualification, and testing of FRP vessels. Beyond the requirements of Section X, the student is introduced to what a fiber-reinforced vessel is, fabrication methods and materials, design requirements, testing, marking and stamping, as well necessary reports.

Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, students will be able to:  

  • Explain what Section X fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) pressure vessels are.
  • Describe the acceptable methods used to manufacture FRP vessels.
  • Describe the design qualification methods for FRP vessels.
  • Compare the duties and roles of a Fabricator and a Manufacturer of FRP vessels.
  • Explain the duties of an Authorized Inspector for Section X fabrication.

Reference Materials
Although not required, each student may find it helpful to have the following materials (currently mandated edition):

  • ASME Section X,  Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels
     
    Note: ASME Code and Standards may be ordered through the ASME website.

Criteria for Successful Completion
As a minimum, for a National Board Certificate of Completion to be issued, students must:

  • actively participate in all online course interactions
  • respond to all knowledge check questions