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12 Polymer Fundamentals That Every Med Device Engineer Should Know

This webinar is based on a high-level review of polymers for medical devices. This will be presented with the help of high-level graphics to condense medical polymers concepts into simple and easy to understand format for engineers who do not have an in-depth materials background.
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Assessing Pipelines Susceptible to Geohazards and Soil Movement

This webinar will take a closer look at techniques for addressing permanent ground displacement (PGD) and present a case study where observed soil subsidence significantly changed the load conditions in a pipeline.
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Assessing Stresses and Vibrations in Pipeline Spans

Pipeline spans face a different set of hazards than buried sections of pipeline, and stresses encountered need to be determined to ensure safe operation and code compliance. This webinar will provide an introduction to the nature and evaluation of loads and hazards that affect pipeline spans.
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Auto-Refrigeration and Brittle Fracture Assessments

This webinar discusses the basics of brittle fracture, its effect on the petrochemical industry, the toughness rules in Codes & Standards that are commonly used to prevent such fractures, auto-refrigeration, other common excursion events, and the assessment methods to protect the assets from an excursion event.
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Bolted Flange Joints: Overview of PCC-1 and Temperature Effects

This webinar provides an overview of PCC-1: Guidelines for Pressure Boundary Bolted Flange Joint Assembly.  It takes a close look at some key aspects of PCC-1, including the guidelines, gasket contact surfaces, joint alignment, and assembly bolt stress. 
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Bolted Flange Joints: Principles and Applications

This webinar covers design considerations for bolted flange joints in the context of their application as critical components of pressurized systems in multiple industries. A system design process will be described, and the mechanics of bolted joints will be described in detail.
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Coker Unit Life Cycle Management: Damage Mechanisms & Reliability

A coke drum is a complex pressure vessel subjected to various damage mechanisms that are primarily induced by severe temperature gradients on the drum shell during operation. This webinar provides an overview of the coker unit plus damage mechanisms and reliability measures available to refiners.
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Design and Assessment of Components Operating in the Creep Range

This webinar covers the basics of creep and the design criteria and common methodologies used for creep life assessment. Also, the basis for setting ASME allowable stresses in the creep range, various models for the extrapolation of creep rupture data, and remaining life assessments methods.
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Digital Twins: Integrity Management for Offshore Production and Drilling Efficiencies

The digital transformation of the offshore oil and gas sector has led to a proliferation of commercially available products intended to improve asset management.  This webinar focuses on how physics-based digital twins can provide the real-time insight needed for operational and integrity management decisions. 
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Enhancing Finite Element Analysis with Digital Image Correlation Test Data

New tools such as Digital Image Correlation (DIC) can be coupled with FEA to aid in analyzing and predicting the response of materials and structures under load, which is vital for aerospace applications. This webinar covers several experiences using DIC and photogrammetry tools to gain understanding in this area.
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Fired Heater Tube Life Management

This webinar provides an overview of the uncertainties associated with estimating remaining life of fired heater tubes by highlighting an approach to minimize these uncertainties and outlining the basic requirements for maintaining evergreen damage calculations/remaining life projections.
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How to Utilize Advanced Simulation to Achieve Sustainability Goals

There is significant momentum in the packaging industry to provide sustainable solutions in packaging. The focus of this webinar is on how to utilize advanced simulation tools to provide a path forward for sustainability objectives.
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Insights from Creep Testing of Service-Exposed Components

This webinar focuses on insights learnt from creep testing of service-exposed components from the petrochemical industry. Case studies are used to demonstrate how creep strain and/or rupture data from testing can be used in conjunction with API 579-1 creep data to predict the remaining life of the component.
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Introduction to Fracture Mechanics – Part 1

Part 1 of 2: This webinar covers the basic principles of fracture mechanics and its application to design and mechanical integrity analysis in the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas industries. The webinar will include example problems and case studies to demonstrate the application of fracture mechanics principles to real world problems.
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Introduction to Fracture Mechanics – Part 2

Part 2 of 2: This webinar covers the basic principles of fracture mechanics and its application to design and mechanical integrity analysis in the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas industries. The webinar will include example problems and case studies to demonstrate the application of fracture mechanics principles to real world problems.
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Introduction to Piping Vibration Problems and Solutions

Excessive piping vibration at industrial facilities presents significant safety, environmental and economic risks. This webinar provides an introduction to classifying piping vibration problems and determining severity. It also includes a description of mitigation approaches for dealing various types of piping vibration problems.
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Key Questions in Selection of Materials According to NACE MR0175/ISO 15156

Failures of metallic components can be associated with exposure to H2S-containing production fluids. This webinar covers the selection of materials (Carbon Steel and CRAs) for sour (H2S) service applications.
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Laser ID Profilometry

In this webinar, discover how Stress Engineering Services, utilizing the high-performance BEMIS™ tool, can quickly and accurately produce high-resolution 3D maps of a components inner surface.
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Machine Learning in the Energy Industry: Applications on Integrity Management

Machine learning can have a huge impact in increasing the efficiency of asset integrity management in the energy industry. In this webinar, the basic principles of machine learning will be discussed along with two applications.
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Predicting High Temperature Hydrogen Attack Damage in Carbon Steel Assets

An overview of supplemental analyses that can be used to estimate HTHA damage, aid in the determination of inspection intervals, and provide guidance on replacement of assets at risk of HTHA damage.
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Relating Inspection Data to Fitness-for-Service Assessments

A webinar on how inspection results interface with fitness-for-service (FFS) evaluations with regards to API 579-1/ASME FFS-1. Covers metal loss and deformations and how this inspection data feeds into Level 3 assessment methods.
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Shipping Less Air: Simulation Technology and Snack Flexible Package Sustainability

This webinar brings the awareness of applicability of the simulation technology regarding to the bag size determination and chip/snack filling process, and ultimately help the industry in adopting the technology to make the chip bag filling process more sustainable, i.e., to ship less air.
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Slug Catcher Assessment – An Approach to Critical Problem Solving in Gas Processing

This webinar covers an assessment that was performed to solve a problem associated with the installation and design of a slug catcher in a gas processing facility. A critical weld failed during the initial hydrotest of a 4,000-bbl slug catcher.
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Thermal Hazards of Lithium-Ion Batteries

This webinar will provide an overview of the hazards associated with lithium-ion batteries and the various methods used to mitigate their effects. Case studies will be presented to highlight the hazards associated with various applications.
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What Do You Already Know Before You Start the Assessment?

This webinar is on various geometric parameters, their reference sources, and how they can improve the efficiency or effectiveness of a mechanical integrity assessment for your pressurized fixed equipment.
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