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MMS 160 - Introduction to Risk Based Inspection

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MMS 160 16 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 160 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

RBI - Risk-Based Inspection training course helps attendees understand and use RBI technology, develop a program, and learn which RBI procedures and working process comply with industry standards. The course covers risk determination and planning; assessment of damage mechanisms; and probability of failure, consequences of failure, and various risk determinations. 

Course Objectives

  • Providing the basic minimum and recommended elements for developing, implementing, and maintaining a RBI program.
  • Providing guidance to owner-users, operators, and designers of pressure-containing equipment 
  • Discussing RBI methodology for a petrochemical or chemical plant
  • Identifying the degradation mechanism for a corrosion loop
  • Determining the probability and consequence of a failure
  • Setting up a suitable inspection plan


Who Should Attend?

  • Operation & Production  Engineers / Managers 
  • Project Engineers
  • Construction / Maintenance / Inspection Engineers
  • Technical Services Engineers
  • Risk Engineers / Mechanical Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • Site Engineers
  • Terminal Operators
  • Facilities Engineering Staff

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction of Risk Based Inspection (RBI) 
  • Definition & Acronyms 
  • Basic Concepts of RBI 
  • What is RBI?
  • Scope of API 580 and API 581

Day 2

  • Assessing COF 
  • Risk Determination 
  • Risk Management Through Inspection 
  • Other Risk Mitigation Activities

Day 3

  • Deterioration Mechanisms 
  • Planning of the RBI Assessment
  • Data and Information collection for RBI 
  • Deterioration mechanisms and Failure modes 

Day 4

  • Assessing POF
  • Re-assessment
  • Roles , Responsibilities & Training
  • RBI Documentation

Day 5

  • Pressure Vessels and piping 
  • Atmospheric storage tanks
  • Pressure Relief Devices