The following 5 online piping layout and stress analysis courses will be a boon for all the engineers who are foraying into the piping engineering domain as a career. All these 5 courses are a must for all piping engineers. These online courses clearly explain the piping layout design concepts along with the stress analysis procedures using Caesar II software.
The courses are developed by a highly experienced PMP certified piping engineer who has served various top MNCs over the last 17 years. I am sure the courses will add value to your piping engineering journey. For the month of May 2022, Each of these courses is available at a thrown-away price, less than what you spend on your one-time lunch or dinner bill in any restaurant. So, here comes the courses:
Course-1: Rack Piping and Stress analysis
A pipe rack is an integral part of any process plant, there are many ways to perform the design, but the basic concepts behind the same are always the same. This course covers a lot of fundamentals along with the stress analysis basis. Refer to Fig. 1 below for more details on what the 2.5-hour long course covers.
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Course-2: Tank Farm Piping and Stress Analysis
Tank Layout & Piping is one important section in piping engineering. Oil & Gas industries have various types of tanks with different applications. All the Piping Engineers must know about the classifications and Types of tanks layouts along with various codes & standard clauses.
Moreover, tanks will be storing a huge volume of fluid which calls for additional safety requirements, Hence various firefighting & NFPA requirements need to be referred to and implemented. The online Tank Piping Layout and Stress Analysis course covers the following in a smooth step-by-step process:
- Tank Layout & Piping
- Codes & Standards : Clauses
- API Standard Clauses
- OISD Clauses
- Classification & Types of Tanks
- Layout Considerations
- Road Layout
- Dyke Wall Calculations
- Composite Drawings
- Accessibility Aspects
- Safety Aspects
- Firewater & Foam Piping Guidelines
- NFPA Clauses
- Overview of Tank Farms
- Pictorial Views of Various Types of Tanks & Piping
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Course-3: Exchangers/ Drum Layout & Stress analysis
Heat exchangers & drums are an integral part of any process or power generation plant. In this course, we will cover the following modules.
- Classification of Heat Exchanger: Covers various types of heat exchangers
- Constructional and Operating features for all Type exchangers
- Layout Aspects to design the layout of
- Shell and Tube exchanger
- Spiral Exchanger
- Plate type Exchanger
- Layout Aspects: 3D Pictorial Views
- Interesting facts: Optimizing Layout
- Stress Analysis aspects
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Course 4: Pump Piping & Stress Analysis
The course on Pump Piping and Stress Analysis has been divided into two sections: Layout and Stress Analysis. In the beginning, basic fundamentals related to Pump Layout and Piping are explained. Common issues related to NPSH and Cavitation are discussed in detail. Various configurations recommended with respect to temperature and sizes are drawn and explained with the help of 3D views and sketches.
Various concepts related to Stress Analysis keeping in view the pump piping have been captured and explained in detail in the later part.
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Course-5: Underground Piping and Stress Analysis
This online course covers, Why UG piping is required, and what basic rules need to be followed. It covers most of the underground items eg. Catch basin, Manholes, Valve Pits, Diversion Pits, Invert Elevations, Listing Stations. Requirements and configurations for trench piping have also been covered. Various open and closed drain networks are also covered along with the Cooling water network. Most of the critical things about Composite drawings are also covered eg What are those drawings and why those drawings are required, who are the various stakeholders involved, and the basics required to generate these drawings.
Various drawings and cross-sectional views have been added at various stages of the course which can be very useful to understand the fundamentals.
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