Nondestructive Testing (NDTE)

NDTE 1301  Film Interpretation of Weldments  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This is the study of radiographic film, including exploration of radiographic basics, interpretation, and causes and effects of discontinuities.

Course Type: Technical

NDTE 1405  Introduction to Ultrasonics: Level 1 & 2  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers the basic theory and applications of the ultrasonic techniques of materials testing covering the theoretical material from the certification test for Ultrasonic Level I American Society of Non-Destructive Testing.

Course Type: Technical

NDTE 1410  Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle and Visual Testing: Level 1 & 2  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is a theoretical study and practical application of the non-destructive testing techniques of penetrant and magnetic particle testing required by quality assurance and test personnel.

Course Type: Technical

NDTE 1440  Eddy Current Testing  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers the general principles of Eddy Current Testing including theory, knowledge, and skills for basic examination; effects of material properties, probe types, calibration standards, and equipment selection.

Course Type: Technical

NDTE 1454  Intermediate Ultrasonics: Flaw Detection and Sizing  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers applications of the ultrasonic techniques of materials testing for flaw sizing and characterization.

Prerequisite(s): NDTE 1305 or NDTE 1405
Course Type: Technical

NDTE 2339  Pressure Piping Inspection  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course covers the general principles of pressure vessel inspection. It covers American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and American Petroleum Institute (API) documents that pertain to pressure piping inspection in preparation for the API 570 certification examination.

Course Type: Technical

NDTE 2401  Advanced Ultrasonics: Phased Array and A.U.T.  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

Emphasis is placed on examination of components and characterization of flaws using advanced techniques.

Prerequisite(s): NDTE 1354 or NDTE 1454
Course Type: Technical

NDTE 2411  Preparation for Certified Welding Inspector Exam  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers welding fundamentals, welding inspection and code interpretation in preparation for the certified welding inspector examination.

Course Type: Technical

NDTE 2470  Pressure Vessel Inspection  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course in general principles of pressure vessel inspection covers American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and American Petroleum Institute (API) documents pertaining to pressure vessel inspection. Emphasis is on preparing students to take the API 510 certification exam.

Course Type: Technical