Singh offers instruction to be utilized in every phase of pipeline construction, from planning and design to construction and inspection, making it of value to both the welding engineering and the pipeline engineer.
Section 1: Introduction to Basic Metallurgy 1: Introduction 2: Alloys 3: Physical Metallurgy 4: Structure of Materials 5: Production of Steels 6: Classification of Steels 7: Cast Iron 8: Stainless Steels 9: Non-Ferrous Materials 10: Working with Metals 11: Mechanical Properties and Testing of Metals 12: Heat Treatment of Steels Section 2: Welding Metallurgy & Welding Processes 1: Introduction 2: Physics of Welding 3: Welding and Joining Processes 4: Effect of Heat on Material During Welding 5: Stresses, Shrinkage and Distortion in Weldments 6: Welding, Corrosion Resistant Alloys-Stainless Steel 7: Welding Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys 8: Welding Defects and Inspection Section 3: Nondestructive Testing 1: Introduction 2: Visual Inspection (VT) 3: Radiography 4: Magnetic particle Testing 5: Penetrant Testing 6: Ultrasonic Testing 7: Eddy Current Testing 8: Acoustic Emission Testing (AET) 9: Ferrite Testing 10: Pressure Testing Section 4: Codes and Standards 1: Introduction 2: Codes, Specifications and Standards
Ramesh Singh, MS, IEng, MWeldI, is registered as Incorporated Engineer with British Engineering Council UK and a Member of The Welding Institute, UK. He worked as engineer for various operating and EPC organizations in Middle East, Canada and US. Most recently, he worked for 10 years with Gulf Interstate Engineering, Houston, TX. He is now consulting in the fields of pipeline integrity and related materials and corrosion topics. Ramesh is a graduate from Indian Air Force Technical Academy, with diplomas in Structural Fabrication Engineering and Welding Technology. He has been member and officer of the Canadian Standard Association and NACE and serves on several technical committees. He has worked in industries spanning over aeronautical, alloy steel castings, fabrication, machining, welding engineering, petrochemical, and oil and gas. He has written several technical papers and published articles in leading industry magazines, addressing the practical aspects of welding, construction and corrosion issues relating to structures, equipment and pipelines.