ASTM Steel Standards Structure

Online Course with e-Instructor Support

Earn: Certificate of Completion and 5 PDH
Price: $250

Course Description

This course is instructionally designed for all individuals who work with steels, work with ASTM steel standards, or those who simply want to learn more about ASTM Steel Standards.

Online lessons are available for six months from the date of registration.

Learning Outcomes

Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • identify and apply ASTM standard steel terminology;
  • discuss the functions of ASTM specifications;
  • describe the ASTM standard designation system;
  • recall the ASTM steel specification sections; and
  • apply the ASTM technical data (property) requirements to ordering steel products.

Who Should Attend

This e-learning course is designed for inspectors, QA/QC personnel, engineers, tradespeople, and others working for plant owners, pressure equipment manufactures and repair organizations, engineering procurement and construction companies in oil and gas industries (oilfield, upgraders, refineries, etc.), automotive plants, chemical plants, petroleum refining, petrochemical plants, power plants, pulp and paper plants, fertilizer plants, and others.

Course Outline

The following topics are covered in this course:

Introduction to ASTM Steel Standards Structure
Types of ASTM Standards
  • ASTM standard designation system
  • ASTM standard year date
  • ASTM grade designations
Types of ASTM Steel Specifications
  • product specification
  • general requirements specification
ASTM Steel Specification Sections
  • scope, referenced documents, and terminology
  • ordering information
  • technical data
    • materials and manufacture
    • chemical composition
    • physical properties and mechanical properties
    • pressure test requirements
    • nondestructive test requirements
    • dimensions, mass, and permissible variations
    • workmanship and rework
    • testing
    • inspection, rejection, and rehearing
    • certification, product identification, and marking
    • supplementary requirements
    • annexes, appendixes, and summary of changes

e-Instructor Support

CASTI e-Instructor provides support for any questions about the online course content.

Learning Self-Assessment

Practice problems throughout the course content are graded to allow self-assessment of student learning. Grades are reported at the completion of each lesson within the online content.

Certificate and Professional Development Hours

Participants will receive a digital CASTI Certificate of Completion with 5 Professional Development Hours (PDH) for completing all online lessons successfully.

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