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Film Interpretation

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Course length

40 Hours



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Film Interpretation

Michael Kirby

Michael Kirby has dedicated his career to helping others learn in an efficient and effective manner.

About the course

Radiographic Testing (RT) is a nondestructive testing (NDT) method of inspecting materials for hidden flaws by using the ability of short wavelength electromagnetic radiation to penetrate various materials.
During the classroom training students will learn the requirements to become Qualified & Certified to successfully perform Radiographic Film Interpretation. The course curriculum covers aspects of Radiographic Film Interpretation such as, Radiographic Viewing, evaluation of materials, Techniques, and more.

Film Interpretation Classroom Training Outline
1.0 Introduction
2.0 Basic Principles of Radiography
3.0 Radiographs
4.0 Radiographic Image Quality
5.0 Exposure Techniques
6.0 Film Processing Techniques
7.0 Difference between Indication, Discontinuity, & Defects
8.0 Materials and Process
9.0 Discontinuities associated with different materials
10.0 How to view an RT Image
11.0 Evaluation in accordance with applicable codes, standards, and specifications

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