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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
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
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
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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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