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API 653


Description
The API 653 Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector must have a broad knowledge base relating to tank inspection and repair of aboveground storage tanks and will satisfy the minimum qualifications specified in API Standard 653, Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction.
Content
  • Getting Started
  • First Survey (Required)
  • Report Mistakes
  • Phone and Tablet Apps (Offline Supported)
  • Quick Notes about accessing this course
  • Objective and Definitions
  • Objectives - API 653
  • Section 2 PPT
  • Section 3 Definitions API 653 Audio
  • API 653 Objectives and Exam Overview
  • Tank Inspection, Repair, Alteration, and Reconstruction: API STD 653
  • Scope & Definition
  • Evaluation of Tank Roof, shell, bottom & foundation
  • Brittle Fracture Consideration
  • External & Internal Inspection
  • Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
  • Materials
  • Design of Reconstructed Tank
  • Tank shell repair & alteration-replacement
  • Tank shell repair & alteration-lap welded patch
  • Repair of Tank Bottoms and Roof
  • Hot Tap
  • Dismantling and Reconstruction
  • Non-Destructive Examination
  • Hydrostatic Testing
  • Annex A to Annex F
  • Annex G, H, I, S, & X
  • Welded Tanks for Oil Storage: API STD 650
  • Scope
  • Materials
  • Quiz Materials
  • Weld Joint
  • Quiz Weld Joint
  • Design Considerations
  • Shell Design
  • Quiz Shell Design
  • Shell openings attachment & tank appurtenances
  • Quiz Shell openings attachment & tank appurtenances
  • Fabrication
  • Quiz Fabrication
  • Erection
  • Quiz Erection
  • Methods of Examining Joints
  • Quiz Methods of Examining Joints
  • Welding Procedure and Welder Qualification
  • Quiz Welding Procedure and Welder Qualification
  • Marking
  • Quiz Marking
  • Cathodic Protection of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tanks: API RP 651
  • Scope and Term & Definition
  • Quiz Scope and Term & Definition
  • Corrosion of above ground Steel Storage Tanks
  • Quiz Corrosion of above ground Steel Storage Tanks
  • Quiz Cathodic Protection
  • Lining of Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Bottoms: API RP 652
  • Scope and Terms and Definitions
  • Quiz Scope and Terms and Definitions
  • Tank Bottom-Corrosion Mechanisms & Lining
  • Quiz Tank Bottom-Corrosion Mechanisms & Lining
  • Lining application & Inspection
  • Quiz Lining application & Inspection
  • Lining Evaluation & Repair and lining selection
  • Quiz Lining Evaluation & Repair and lining selection
  • Inspection of Atmospheric and Low-Pressure Storage Tanks: API RP 575
  • Scope and Terms & Definitions
  • Types of Storage Tanks
  • Reasons for Inspection
  • Inspection Plan
  • Frequency and Extent of Inspection
  • Methods of Inspection
  • Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry: API RP 571
  • Brittle Fracture
  • Quiz Brittle Fracture
  • Mechanical Fatigue
  • Quiz Mechanical Fatigue
  • Atmospheric Corrosion
  • Quiz Atmospheric Corrosion
  • Quiz Corrosion Under insulation (CUI)
  • Quiz Microbiologically Induced Corrosion (MIC)
  • Soil Corrosion
  • Quiz Soil Corrosion
  • Caustic Corrosion
  • Quiz Caustic Corrosion
  • Chloride Stress Corrosion Cracking
  • Quiz Chloride Stress Corrosion Cracking
  • Caustic Embrittlement
  • Quiz Caustic Embrittlement
  • Sour Water Corrosion
  • Quiz Sour Water Corrosion
  • Sulfuric Acid Corrosion
  • Quiz Sulfuric Acid Corrosion
  • AFTER TAKING THE EXAM
  • After the Exam Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever