API Inspector job in Oil and Gas Industry

what is API inspector Job? API stands for American Petroleum Institute. the API manage certification programs called ICP. Since 1989, API’s Individual Certification Programs (ICP) have provided the petroleum and petrochemical industries with an independent and unbiased way to evaluate the knowledge and experience of technical and inspection personnel. These certification programs are based on the industry-developed standards that are recognized and used with confidence worldwide. Inspector, in general, means as an official employed to ensure that official regulations are obeyed. So API inspector is an inspector certified by API organization to ensure regulation for equipment is obeyed by the operating company. People who have an API certification can perform an inspection on company behalf and make a justification or recommendation for the equipment.   API inspector Job – API 570 Piping inspector API 570 Piping inspector jobs are conduct inspection and evaluation of in-service pipe. During the inspection, he[…]

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3 ways to get the technical solution

3 ways to get technical solution Still remember the technical problem above? we get get many technical solution. the picture describes a plate having different temperatures on each side. How is the temperature distribution in the center of the plate? How much temperature at point x = 1, y = 2 or T (1,2) = ?? I need to stress that we are not looking for 100% accurate answers. It is highly unlikely we are looking 100% accurate. There are 3 approaches to address the above problem. The first technical solution is through technical analysis that requires considerable thinking skills. Things like this are peeled thoroughly in the Master of Mechanical Engineering. We start with a heat transfer formula and then proceed with advanced engineering mathematics. The final solution is a mathematical model using Fourier series. We just need to enter the variables x and y and boundary conditions on[…]

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introduction to Infrared Thermography

What is infrared thermography? Infrared thermography is the science of detecting infrared energy emitted from an object, converting it to apparent temperature, and displaying the result as an infrared image. Literally, infrared thermography means “beyond red” (infrared) “temperature picture” (thermography) ~ http://en-us.fluke.com. On 2008 I joined infrared themography level 1 certification  managed by ITC (http://www.infraredtraining.com). This training teaches about the basic knowledge about infrared thermography, how to use infrared camera and things that can affect the results of shooting. If we use infrared camera, then we can capture the thermal image without touching directly with the equipment. This means we can capture thermal information from the operating equipment at a safe distance and have a better chance of viewing temperature anomalies under normal operating conditions. The most popular infrared camera captures a radiometric thermal image containing clear temperature measurements for each pixel in the image. With that ability, we can[…]

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