European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

IXa
Risk Based Inspection - Basics

Course code: 161328
Language of instruction: English
Duration of the course: 17 days (153h)
Lecturers: Dr.-Ing. Jörg Michael Bareiß (EnBW AG), Prof. Dr. Petar Stanojević
Assessment: Transfer Paper [optional topic for Project Study Paper]
Credit points: 5 CPs

Short description

The focus of the module is on the standard of American Petroleum Institute API 581 (API RECOMMENDED PRACTICE 581:2008 Risk-Based Inspection Technology), its application in petrochemical industry and the RBI approach to inspection planning. The course elaborates the basic concepts of API 581, explains the principles of Risk Based Inspection and provides quantitative procedures to establish an inspection program for pressurized fixed equipment by using risk-based methods.

Objectives

At the end of the module, students are expected to:

  • know to details of risk analysis as defined by API 581 for foreseen types of static equipment
  • use risk analysis to produce an inspection plan for a petrochemical plant.
  • Understand, and be able to perform a calculation of probability and consequences of Failure.

Target Attendees / Participants

University students of Steinbeis European Master Program in Risk Engineering and Management, and similar programs

Course Content by Units

Pressure Vessels and Piping
Atmospheric Storage Tanks
Pressure Relief Devices
Heat Exchanger Tube Bundles
Probability of Failure
Consequence of Failure
Risk Analysis 
Inspection Planning Based on Risk Analysis

Teaching Methods

The courses include:

  • introductory note explaining aim and structure of the course, and used methodology as well
  • ex cathedra lecturing illustrated by number of examples
  • review of main topics in the end of each lecturing unit

Literature

Defined in the courses


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(Course profile ID: IXa, generated on November 19, 2018)