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Corrosion in Pressure-Retaining Items

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Release Date:  July 29, 2020
Delivery: Online
Code Version:  2019
Presentation Style:  Summary
Continuing Education Qualification:  IS Commission, O Endorsement, PEI Inservice
Approximate Time:  2.7 hours

Synopsis: This course is designed to provide an Inservice Inspector with the general knowledge of what corrosion is, the various types of corrosion, and which corrosion types are encountered in certain situations.

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Corrosion in Pressure-Retaining Items is an online course designed to provide an Inservice Inspector with the general knowledge of what corrosion is, the various types of corrosion, and which corrosion types are encountered in certain situations. NBIC Part 2, Section 3 and other industry sources are used to provide an overview of corrosion and its effects. In addition, there is a review of the many ways to control and avoid corrosion.

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

  • State the three factors for classifying corrosion according to NBIC Part 2, Section 3.
  • Identify the various corrosion types, macroscopic and microscopic, found in pressure-retaining items (PRI) causing deterioration.
  • Describe the many ways to control and avoid corrosion.

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
  • Corrosion Engineering by Mars G. Fontana

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