Energy Claims - Forensic Investigation

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Price: £3,100.00 +VAT - Includes 3 nights' hotel accomodation , all transfers, meals and refreshments.

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This three day course is aimed at those involved in Energy Claims and is designed to provide delegates with an understanding of the wide range of scientific techniques and strategies available when conducting a forensic level investigation into the cause of an incident or failure.

The course will be accredited by the CII for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development.

Guidance on the instigation and management of a forensic cause investigation is provided and will include the following areas of interest:

  • Introduction to Root Cause & Failure Analysis
  • Metallurgical and Chemical Laboratory Techniques
  • Corrosion
  • Biocorrosion and Other Microbial Activities
  • Design, Defects & Defective Parts
  • Riser Construction and Common Failures
  • Structure and Component Failures
  • Fatigue and Fatigue Life
  • Weld Failure
  • Materials Science
  • Composite Materials
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Environmental Claims
  • Fire and Explosion Investigation
  • Finite Element Analysis

Topics discussed will include:

  • "Why Tree" and other Industry Standard RCA Techniques
  • Tensile, Bending and Hardness Testing
  • Impact Testing (Room Temperature and Sub Zero)
  • Crack Testing including Crack Tip Opening Displacement
  • Fatigue Testing
  • Microstructural Inspection
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy
  • Dye Penetrant Examination
  • X Ray Inspection
  • Atomic Analysis
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Spectral Analysis
  • Component Separation
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Infra-red Spectrometry
  • Fourier Transform Infra-red Spectrometer
  • Optical Emission Spectroscopy
  • Ultrasonics
  • Laser Shearography

Who Should Attend

The course would appeal to those involved in Energy Insurance Underwriting (placing and claims); Broking; Energy Loss Adjusters; Risk Managers; In-house Engineers, Claims Consultants; Solicitors; P&I Clubs; etc.



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