Course Information


Identification of Existing Materials

Release Date: December 4, 2017
Delivery: Online
Presentation Style: Documentary
Continuing Education Qualification:    R Endorsement, PEI Repair
Approximate Time: 3.2 hours

Synopsis: This course is designed to provide an outline of the "R" Certificate Holder's responsibiliites and the Inspector's involvement for verifying identification of existing materials and those actions necessary for unknown materials.

 

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Identification of Existing Materials, is an online course designed to provide an outline of the "R" Certificate Holder's responsibilites and the Inspector's involvement for verifying identification of existing materials and those action necessary for unknown materials.

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

  • Identify NBIC requirements for existing and unidentified materials.
  • Describe the reasons for identifying materials.
  • Verify the identification of existing materials.
  • Identify actions to be taken for unknown material.
  • Identify chemical and hardness requirements.
  • Identify other types of considerations when dealing with unidentified material.
  • Recognize the difference between repairs and alterations as it relates to unknown materials.

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

  • National Board Inspection Code, Part 2, Inspection
  • National Board Inspection Code, Part 3, Repairs and Alterations
  • NB-263, RCI-1, Rules for Commissioned Inspections
  • ASME Section I, Rules for Construction of Power Boilers
  • ASME Section VIII, Div. 1, Rules for Construction of 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