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Structural qualification and certification programs of the Texas Department of Transportation
Author(s): William A. Mitchell
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Paper Abstract

All welding and fabrication procedures for steel structures within the state of Texas are in accordance with the ANSI/AASHTO/AWS D1.5 Bridge Welding Code or the ANSI/AASHTO/AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code. To meet the stringent requirements imposed by these codes on inspection personnel, a certification program was developed and implemented. This program provides for the required training, testing, qualification, and certification of the nondestructive testing personnel, and the training necessary to become a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI). following is an overview of that program.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 March 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3400, Structural Materials Technology III: An NDT Conference, (31 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.300123
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William A. Mitchell, Texas Dept. of Transportation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3400:
Structural Materials Technology III: An NDT Conference
Ronald D. Medlock; David C. Laffrey, Editor(s)

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