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API 510 Exams 2014 Publications Effectivity Sheet

Publications Effectivity Sheet

API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector Certification Exam

For Examinations in 2014

Listed below are the effective editions of the publications required for the API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspector Certification
Examination on the above dates:
API Standard 510, Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: Maintenance Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration, Ninth
Edition, June 2006
API Recommended Practice 571, Damage Mechanisms Affecting Fixed Equipment in the Refining Industry, Second
Edition, April 2011
Attention: Only the following sections/mechanisms are to be included on the exam:
Section 3 Terms (Definitions)
4.2.3 Temper Embrittlement
4.2.7 Brittle Fracture
4.2.9 Thermal Fatigue
4.2.14 Erosion/Erosion Corrosion
4.2.16 Mechanical Fatigue
4.3.2 Atmospheric Corrosion
4.3.3 Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI)
4.3.4 Cooling Water Corrosion
4.3.5 Boiler Water Condensate Corrosion
4.3.10 Caustic Corrosion
4.4.2 Sulfidation
4.5.1 Chloride Stress Corrosion Cracking (Cl
4.5.2 Corrosion Fatigue
4.5.3 Caustic Stress Corrosion Cracking (Caustic Embrittlement) Hydrochloric Acid (HCL) Corrosion Sour Water Corrosion (Acidic) Amine Stress Corrosion Cracking Wet H2S Damage (Blistering/HIC/SOHIC/SCC) High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA)
API Recommended Practice 572, Inspection Practices for Pressure Vessels, Third Edition, November 2009
API Recommended Practice 576, Inspection of Pressure-Relieving Devices, Third Edition, November 2009
API Recommended Practice 577, Welding Inspection and Metallurgy, First Edition, October 2004
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, 2010 Edition with 2011 Addenda
i. ASME Section V, Nondestructive Examination, Articles 1, 2, 6, 7, and 23 (Section SE-797 only)
ii. ASME Section VIII, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels, Division 1, U, UG, UW, UCS, Appendices 1-4, 6, 8 and
iii. ASME Section IX, Welding and Brazing Qualifications, Welding Only

The above API and ASME publications are available, as a package or individually, from CASTI (Codes and Standards Training
Institute). Package includes only the above excerpts necessary for the exam. Orders can be placed online at
CASTI (Codes and Standards Training Institute) is a licensed distributor of API and ASME exam documents. CASTI
reproductions are stamped for exam use and are binder-ready. Binder is not supplied. No returns accepted on exam documents.
Note: API and ASME publications are copyrighted material. Photocopies of API and ASME publications are not permitted.
If you purchased documents for a previous exam, please ensure that you have the correct document edition(s) required for
2014 exams as shown above.