Complete Piping Engineering Course: Premium Course

Complete course on Piping Engineering

The course on Complete Course on Piping Engineering has been developed to explain the fundamentals of Piping Stress Engineering in detail. The content is organized in a systematic manner so that the first timers can also understand. Course content is based on practical problems and solutions, which is created by experienced professionals with decades of experience in the relevant field. Please Note: The course is Published on EPCLand platform which is learning management system (LMS) and designed for online courses. 

The purpose of this article is to give answers to the basic questions about the course which commonly comes into the mind before enrolling to the published courses. So Let’s begin with details and look at various sections of the article.


What are you going to learn in this piping course

Piping Engineering is a specialized discipline of Mechanical Engineering which covers the design of piping and layout of equipment and process units in chemical, petrochemical, or hydrocarbon facilities.

This course covers nearly all the important sections of Piping Engineering which comprises of

  • Piping Layout
  • Piping Materials & Testing
  • Piping Stress Analysis

All the sections have been covered in the form recorded lectures. 200+ lectures have been included to cover all the major and critical areas of Piping Engineering. Content is created and published by Mr. Atul Singla (Click on the link to know more) and all the stress analysis related content has been prepared by one of the friends Mr. Anup Dey.(Click on the link to know more)

Let’s check out various topics which have been covered in above 4 sections.

Section-1: Basics of Piping Engineering: (9 Hours)

This section talks about basics of process industry, where various topics have been organized in such a way that anyone can understand what is process industry and how it works. In this section majorly, following topics are covered

  1. Energy Sector
    • Oil and gas Industry
    • Crude Oil Processing
    • Refinery vs Petro-Chemical
  2. What is Piping Engineering
    • Engineering Organization
    • Piping discipline
    • Various Disciplines & stakeholders
    • How piping Department Works
    • Piping Systems for Beginners
  3. Life Cycle of Oil & Gas projects
    • Life Cycle Phases
    • Life Cycle Stages of Oil & Gas
    • Life Cycle Initiation
    • Life Cycle planning & Execution
    • Life Cycle Closing
  4. Components of Piping Engineering
    • Pipe, Valves & Flanges
    • Strainers & Steam traps
  5. Codes & Standards
  1. Introduction to Stds
      • Diff 31.1 & 31.3
      • ASME & API Standards
      • Dimensional Standards
      • Material Standards
      • Valve design Standards
  1. Pipe thickness
  1. Painting & insulation
  2. Piping Deliverables & Non-Deliverables
  3. Manhour Estimation

Section-2: Piping Materials & Testing (6.5 hours)

In this sections various ASTM standards have been discussed in detail, starting from basics of metallurgy. Various Lattice structures have been discussed so that the actual usage in industry can be understood. Moreover, chemical & mechanical properties of various types of steels are discussed in length. anyone who goes through these details will be able to understand and implements the facts in live projects. Following sections have been discussed in detail:

  1. Basics of Metallurgy
    • Understanding FCC & BCC structures-
    • Voids
    • Slips & Dislocations
    • Behavior of Carbon
  2. Various ASTM Standards for
    • Carbon Steel
    • Stainless Steel
    • LTCS Material
    • Alloy Steel
  3. Inspection, Testing & Marking
    • Metallurgical Test Index
    • Destructive Tests
    • Non-Destructive testing Types
    • Pipe inspection & Marking
    • Impact testing

Section-3: Piping Layouts (13 Hours)

Piping layout is one of most important section of Piping Engineering, because it is the only department who take inputs from nearly all the disciplines and outputs from layout department is utilized by almost all the other disciplines. Piping Layout department has to produce maximum number of deliverables which can make piping engineer’s life miserable, if not planned well. Following topics have been covered so that after getting practical knowledge same could implemented in live projects.

  1. Interaction with Process Department
  2. Design Basis
  3. 3D model
  4. Layout Development
    • Plot plan
    • Pump Piping
    • Piperack Piping
    • Exchanger piping
    • Compressor Piping
    • Column piping
    • Tank Farm Layout
    • Underground Piping
  5. Model reviews
  6. Material Take-off
  7. Piping General arrangement Drawings
  8. Nozzle orientations
  9. Isometrics

Section-4: Piping Stress Analysis (14 hours)

Stress analysis is an integral part of Piping engineering which decides the flexibility of critical & non-critical piping systems. Caesar II is used in most of the cases to perform the stress analysis. In this section, not only Basics of stress analysis are explained but how to perform the analysis in CAESAR II is explained in detail. Moreover, this section talks about actual stress analysis for various vessels & equipment in details. Pipe Support section talks about Pipe Support selection, various spans, Standard & Special Supports.

  1. Basics of Stress Analysis
    • Inputs required
    • Stress Critical Line list
    • WRC 537 & WRC 297
    • Thickness calculation
    • Flange Leakage Checking
    • Expansion Loop calculation
  2. Learning Caesar II
    • Basics of Caesar II
    • Creating Load Cases
    • Static Load Case Editor
    • Wind & Seismic Analysis
    • Slug & Surge Analysis
    • Modal Analysis
  3. Stress analysis
    • Pump Piping
    • Horizontal vessels
    • Buried pipe
    • Storage Tanks
    • GRE piping
    • FRP piping
    • PSV Piping
  4. Pipe Supports
    • List & Role of Supports
    • Supporting Span
    • Standard & special Supports
    • Spring & Hanger supports
    • Optimization rules

What is the duration of course

Total duration of the course is 42.5 hours. However, it is recommended to watch the lecture at least thrice, so that the fundamentals covered can be easily grabbed.

Recommendations to proceed further

  • It is highly recommended that watching all the lecture continuously in a single sitting should be avoided. 
  • Prepare a schedule of 1-2 hours on daily basis.
  • Write down the learning in short or in the form of your own notes 
  • List out the queries or doubts and share at Forums of Engineers Land.
  • Join Telegram group and register to keep yourself updated with the latest published content on EPCLand and Engineers Land.

Top Benefits of Piping Engineering course

  1. Lifetime access once enrolled
  2. Same lecture can be watched as many times as you want
  3. Flexibility of time and location
  4. Readymade notes which can be referred before interviews and working on live projects
  5. Become part of professional communities on Telegram & Engineers Land. 

Prerequisites of this course

  1. Willingness to learn
  2. Complete clarity on where you see yourself after 3-5 years
  3. Awareness of Energy sector (Click here to read about Scope of Piping Engineers)

Don’t miss 7 Free courses available for Enrolment

Along with the above mentioned recommend courses, there are 7 free course which available on EPCLand platform. These courses are just published so that the candidates can get use to the interface of EPCLand and get a feel how the lectures are available and organised on this platform. Following are the links to the free courses:

  1. Email Etiquettes: Professional Writing
  2. Piping Engineering: Fundamentals and Q&A
  3. Introduction to Process Industry
  4. Microsoft Teams: Various Tools & Features
  5. MS-Excel: Basics & Advance Excel Tips
  6. All about Valves: Classification & Types
  7. Cover letter for Jobs II Do’s & Don’ts

Recommended YouTube Playlists

  1. 2 minutes FundasSeries: Explains hundreds of Piping Engineering fundamentals in less than 2 minutes
  2. Piping questions and answers: It talks about various Questions & Answers to understand the engineering fundamentals
  3. Piping Engineering Interview preparation: This Section talks about the various questions which are generally aske during interviews
  4. Subscribe YouTube Channel:  Highly recommended to subscribe the Oil and Gas Fundas YouTube channel for various updates

To conclude, this article talks about the course details on Complete course on Piping Engineering explaining what is covered and how to approach after Enrollment. Moreover, it explains how to be part of various professional communities related to piping engineering where candidates can join various ongoing discussions and share the queries.

Quiz Section

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