External Corrosion Direct Assessment (previously recorded virtual training)

  • Author: Technical Toolboxes
  • Level: Advanced
  • Study time: 4 hours
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Course overview
**This is a previously recorded virtual training, now provided in on-demand format with PDHs available.**

External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA) is an industry-accepted practice for the determination of the integrity of pipelines.  This one-day training will present the four-step ECDA process for ascertaining the integrity of pipelines.  This course covers ECDA, Asset Integrity Management, Where to Dig, and concludes with Determining Areas of Concern.
  • Video time: 3.75 hours
  • Exams: 1

Joe Pikas

Content SME-V.P. for Pipeline Integrity and Corrosion Engineering Services for Technical Toolboxes
Joe is a AMPP Corrosion Specialist & PL SME. He has over 50 years of experience in pipeline construction, operations, corrosion control design and implementation.
His expertise is in pipeline integrity management, coating materials selection, cathodic protection design, testing, internal and external corrosion metal loss.
In addition, he has contributed to over 50 papers to industry trade magazines, such as NACE/AMPP. Pipeline Gas and Journal as well as other publications and conferences.
Finally, Joe is a past recipient of the NACE/AMPP Distinguished Service Award as well as industry awards from AGA, GTI, INGAA, NACE, OPS and PRCI.