Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management
Houston - February 2008
Direct Assessment Methods for Pipeline Integrity
On completion of the course, participants will have a solid understanding of the procedures, strengths, limitations, and applicability of various Direct Assessment technologies and methods as they relate to pipeline inspection and integrity assessment for compliance with DOT regulations, and of the related industry codes and standards which will be reviewed and explained.
Who should attend
Pipeline engineers, designers and service professionals who are involved with the maintenance, inspection, and repair of pipelines.
Kurt Lawson is Vice President of CC Technologies Systems, Inc., a corrosion engineering and research firm specializing in corrosion, corrosion control methods, research, failure analysis, and cathodic protection monitoring, design and construction. He has more than 17 years of field experience in the corrosion testing and evaluation of buried structures, including reinforced soil structures, pilings, reinforced concrete structures, and cathodically protected tanks and pipelines. Work on these structures has covered a wide range of techniques including basic potential surveys, application of advanced AC and DC electrochemical methods, advanced potential surveys utilizing digital storage oscilloscopes, and complex finite element computer modeling of cathodic protection systems and their effectiveness.
Included with the course fee are detailed course notes in ring-binder format for reference.
Continuing Education Units
Upon completion of the course, participants will be eligible to receive 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA)
Indirect Inspection Methods
Example of ECDA Application
Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment (ICDA)
Example of ICDA Application
Example of SCCDA Application