Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course
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TECHNOLOGY TODAY

For persons interested in special courses designed for various unique situations in the corrosion industry. Topics include in-line inspection methods, AC corrosion, ph testing, and much more.

Technology Today Sub-Chairman: Mark Linville

 

Class Descriptions

IN-LINE INSPECTION DATA INTERPRETATION

Practical things to consider when running ILI and interpreting ILI data.


TRANSMISSION PIPELINE REPAIR METHODS

Description of typical method of analysis and repair methods used.


FOREIGN CONTACTS & PIPE FAULT SURVEYS

Interactive discussion of how to find unwanted foreign contacts and performing fault surveys.


PLANNING & EXECUTING A PIPELINE REHABILITATION PROGRAM

Considerations when determining a course of action for pipeline rehabilitation.


TODAY’S ILI

What new with in-line inspection.


AC CORROSION ISSUES

Overview of issues surrounding AC corrosion effects.


LIGHTNING & OVER VOLTAGE PROTECTION FOR PIPELINES

Understanding overvoltage protection due to lightning and AC fault currents.


DECOUPLER APPLICATIONS & CONSIDERATIONS WHEN TAKING INSTANT-OFF READS ON A DECOUPLED P/L

Important considerations discussed when taking an instant-off reading on a pipeline with decouplers.


CONDUCTING CLOSE INTERVAL POTENTIAL SURVEYS

Discussion of close interval potential surveys, technical aspects, reasons to conduct, types of CIPS, data collection, processing, and analysis.


CORROSION CONTROL AT M & R STATIONS & DELIVERY FACILITIES

A look at corrosion control issues for measuring and regulating facilities.


MODERN TOOLS FOR INDIRECT INSPECTIONS FOR DA AND BEYOND

A look at typical tools used for indirect inspections and how those tools can be used beyond direct assessment.


CATHODIC PROTECTION APPLICATIONS FOR ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK BOTTOMS

A look at various methods to protect the bottom of above ground storage tanks.


IN-LINE CATHODIC PROTECTION CURRENT MEASUREMENT

A look at a new in-line inspection tool that follows current magnitude and direction on a pipeline.


CORRODED PIPE MEASUREMENT USING 3D STRUCTURED LIGHT

A look at using 3D structured light to collect corrosion measurements for evaluations such as B31G and RSTRENG.