San Jose, CA – In response to the US legislative initiative related to the continued development of a clean, safe nuclear energy industry, Structural Integrity Associates is offering training to Nuclear Power Plant utility representatives, suppliers, and consultants, June 7 – 22, 2010 and August 2 – 20, 2010, in Charlotte, North Carolina – the new business hub for the nuclear renaissance.

Structural Integrity Associates designed Structural Integrity University (SIU) to include 2, 3-week training conferences with 6 sessions each. SIU training courses include several topics such as ASME Code Section III Fundamentals; Finite Element Analysis; Corrosion and Corrosion Control; Materials, Fabrication, Welding and Examination; Metal Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics; as well as nuclear energy hot topics such as Buried Piping, BWRVIP programs, NEI 03-08 requirements, Root Cause Analysis, FatiguePro approaches and many others.

Bud Auvil, Structural Integrity Associates Business Development Director for Nuclear Plant Services, states that. “Structural Integrity Associates is a highly-respected company of nuclear industry experts focused on the prevention and control of structural and mechanical failures. We’ll help the objective of developing a well-trained Nuclear Power Plant workforce by sharing the knowledge and expertise of our over 200 subject matter experts through SIU, Structural Integrity University. We are confident that attendees will walk away with greatly expanded knowledge in key areas that will enable them to better support run, repair, and replace decisions.”

About Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.

Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. is a leading engineering and consulting firm dedicated to the analysis, control, and prevention of structural failures. Structural Integrity Associates Nuclear Plant Services Business Unit, NPS, has extensive experience related to ASME Code; Cathodic Protection, Corrosion and Corrosion Control, Welding and performing risk and assessment services for nuclear power plants.

Contact
Vicki Douglass
Structural Integrity Associates, Inc.
Tel: 704-977-2332
vdouglass@structint.com