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DAILY EXAM 1 (OPEN)

Note: Encircle the letter of only one answer which you think is most appropriate.

1.

AST fabricated to API 650 (Basic Standard) is normally designed not to


exceed an operating temperature of:
a.
b.
c.
d.

2.

260 deg C
100 deg C
90 deg C
21 deg C

Minimum size of fillet welds in the construction or repairs of an AST built to


API Standard 650 is:
a. Higher of 6 mm (0.25) or half of the thickness of thinner plate joined.
b. Higher of 9 mm (0.25) or one third of the thickness of thicker plate
joined.
c. Higher of 5 mm (0.1875) or one third of the thickness of thinner plate
joined.
d. Lower of 6 mm (0.25) or half of the thickness of thinner plate joined.

3.

As per API Standard 650, the overlap at lap-welded joints shall be at least
five times the nominal thickness of the thinner plate, but need not exceed,
a.
b.
c.
d.

4.

2 for single-welded lap joints and 4 for double welded lap joints
1 for single-welded lap joints and 2 for double welded lap joints
1.5 for single-welded lap joints and 2 for double welded lap joints
1.5 for single-welded lap joints and 1 for double welded lap joints

Calculate by the 1-Foot method the design shell thickness Td in inches, of the
following description of tank built to API Standard 650:
H = Design liquid level = 50 feet
D = Nominal Tank Diameter = 180 feet
G = Design Specific Gravity = 0.86
CA = Corrosion Allowance = 0. 0625
Sd= Allowable stress in design condition, in psi
Shell Material = ASTM A36M
Td = design shell thickness, inch(es)
St= Allowable stress for hydrostatic test condition, in psi
Tt = hydrostatic test shell thickness, inch(es).
Where, Td = 2.6 D (H 1) G + CA
Sd
a.0.912
b.0.850
c.1
d.0.922

5.

Calculate by the 1-Foot method the hydrostatic test shell thickness Tt in


inches, of the above referred tank, when water is used for the test :

a.
b.
c.
d.
6.

Maximum Reinforcement thickness of vertical butt joints of a tank shell plate


of 28mm, of an AST built to API Standard 650 shall be:
a.
b.
c.
d.

7.

Where, Tt = 2.6 D (H 1)
St
0.935
0.985
1
0.922

5mm
2.4mm
1.6mm
3mm

Vertical joints of a 28 mm thick shell of an AST built to API Std. 650 shall be
radiographed to the extent as given below :
a.Full
b.Partial
c.Spot
d. Nil

8.

In an AST built to API Standard 650, the bottom annular plates have radial
weld joints, and are single butt welded with permanent back-up bar, in which
case, the extent of radiographing radial joints shall be,
a.
b.
c.
d.

9.

As per API Std. 650, personnel who perform and evaluate radiographic
examinations (RT) shall have a minimum qualification as follows :
a.
b.
c.
d.

10.

One spot on 50% of radial joint


One spot on 10% of radial joints
Full radiography of all radial joints
RT Nil; only MT of 100% joints is adequate.

Shall
Shall
Shall
Shall

have a vision of Jaeger No.2


be qualified as Level II of ASNT SNT-TC-1A
not be color blind
have an experience of at least ten years in RT.

The minimum required shell thickness of a Tank of 60 Meter diameter (200 ft.
diameter), built to API Standard 650, shall be:
a.
b.
c.
d.

Design shell thickness plus corrosion allowance


Hydrostatic Test shell thickness
8 mm (5/16)
Greater of a, b, c

11.

Determine whether impact testing is required for A516 gr 70


normalised plates 1 inch thick, Design temp = 0 degree F (-18
degree C):
a.
b.
c.
d.

12.

Not required
Required
Depends on opinion of design engineer
Depends on opinion of tank inspector

Which of the following sets of the Transverse Charpy V-notch


Impact Test Values of a fully killed 0.75 thick plate of ASTM A
516 gr 60 for a design metal temperature of -34 degree C, is
acceptable as per API 650? Plates are not normalized.
a.20,
b.18,
c.24,
d.20,

11, 12 Joules
24, 12 Joules
22, 10 Joules
10, 27 Joules

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C
Ref.: API 650, 1.1.1
C
Ref.: API 650, 3.1.3.3
B
Ref.: API 650, 3.1.3.5
A
Ref.: API 650, 3.6.3.2 (td)
D
Ref.: API 650, 3.6.3.2 (tt)
A
Ref.: API 650, 5.2.1.5
A
Ref.: API 650, Fig. 6-1, Note 6
A
Ref.: API 650, 6.1.2.9
B
Ref.: API 650, 6.1.3.2
D
Ref.: API 650, 3.6.1.1
B
Ref.: API 650, Table 2-3B & Fig. 2-1
B
Ref.: API 650, Table 2-4
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DAILY EXAM 1 (OPEN)