This course provides a detailed introduction to ASME Code Section I for Power Boilers and
ASME B31.1 for Power Piping. You will receive comprehensive insight into the requirements
regarding quality control, design, fabrication, material, examination, inspection, testing,
overpressure protection and assembly of power boilers and piping. The Code-compliant
preparation of Manufacturer´s Data Reports and stamping round off the list of topics.
The seminar language is English.
Overview of the topics:
Introduction to ASME Code Section I and B31.1
Structure and Scope of Section I and B31.1—Boiler Proper, Boiler External Piping, Non-Boiler External Piping
Duties and Responsibilities of Manufacturer, User, Inspector
Design conditions and criteria
Drum-Type Boiler vs. Forced-Flow Steam Generator
Design formulas for Boiler Proper, BEP, NBEP
MAWP, design pressure, design temperature, etc.
Design criteria for different piping systems—feedwater, steam line, blow-off, blow-down, etc.
Requirements for overpressure protection
Materials (ASME/ASTM) - selection, ordering, certification
Fabrication, welding, assembly, erection
Nondestructive examination and personnel qualification
Inspection and testing
Salih Eraktan | E-Mail:
With more than 30 years of professional experience Salih is a well-known ASME Authorized Inspector and Authorized Inspector Supervisor. During his ASME related business he has successfully guided numerous companies through the ASME certification process. He has additionally worked in many different roles such as ISO 9001 Auditor, PED Auditor, NDT Level III (EN ISO 9712/DAKSS, ASNT), TÜRKAK Technical Expert as well as Health and Safety Expert Level A. Having been the Lead Auditor in more than 700 audits in companies acting worldwide, he has accumulated a vast variety of insights into the plant engineering industry. Since 2012 Salih has been a shareholder in the NDE and inspection service provider Code Teknik Kontrol ve Belgelendirme in Turkey. In his seminars and workshops Salih shares his proficiency and experience with his students who are encouraged to actively participate by raising their project related issues and questions.
Volkan Palabiyik | E-Mail:
Volkan is a very experienced ASME Authorized Inspector as well as Authorized Nuclear Inspector. Having started in the manufacturing industry, he moved on to become a Quality Control/Assurance manager before continuing his career with several well-known inspection agencies. Volkan is not only qualified as an Aramco Inspector and Türkak Technical Expert, but additionally also as an NDE Level III, welding inspector and lead auditor. His varied technical background and practical knowledge have made him a highly competent consultant for the efficient application of international codes and standards. His wealth of experience is not only beneficial for his clients in the ASME qualification and inspection business, but also for the attendees of the public and inhouse seminars Volkan conducts.