Complete Course on Piping Engineering

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Classifications of 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).

Various modules of the course are divided into following 4 sections (Total 42.5 Hours):

  1. Basics of Piping Engineering (9 Hours & 58 Lectures)
  2. Piping Materials & Testing (6.5 hours & 42 lectures)
  3. Piping Layouts (13 hours & 75 Lectures)
  4. Piping Stress Analysis (14 hours & 34 lectures)

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
    2. Pipe thickness
  6. Painting & insulation
  7. Piping Deliverables & Non-Deliverables
  8. 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

 

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What Will You Learn?

  • Basics of Piping Engineering (9 Hours)
  • Piping Materials & Testing (6.5 hours)
  • Piping Layouts (13 hours)
  • Piping Stress Analysis (14 hours)

Course Content

Section-1: Basics of Piping Engineering
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 Energy Sector Oil and gas Industry Crude Oil Processing Refinery vs Petro-Chemical What is Piping Engineering Engineering Organization Piping discipline Various Disciplines & stakeholders How piping Department Works Piping Systems for Beginners 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 Components of Piping Engineering Pipe, Valves & Flanges Strainers & Steam traps Codes & Standards Introduction to Stds Diff 31.1 & 31.3 ASME & API Standards Dimensional Standards Material Standards Valve design Standards Pipe thickness Painting & insulation Piping Deliverables & Non-Deliverables Manhour Estimation

  • What is Energy Sector?
    04:17
  • Oil and gas Industry
    04:11
  • Crude Oil Processing
    03:48
  • Refinery vs Petro-Chemical
    04:12
  • What is Piping Engineering
    08:02
  • Engineering Organization
    02:58
  • Piping discipline
    04:51
  • Various Disciplines & Stakeholders
    06:14
  • How piping Department Works
    02:54
  • Understanding Piping Systems
    08:37
  • Life Cycle of Oil & Gas Project
    01:11
  • Project’s Life Cycle Phases
    03:16
  • Project Life Cycle Stages
    02:29
  • Initiation Phase of Project
    05:54
  • Planning & Execution Phase of Project
    14:02
  • Closing Phase of Project
    03:29
  • Topics covered under Pipe Section
    07:40
  • Pipe & Various configurations
    15:59
  • Introduction to Pipe & Associated components
    04:53
  • Pipe dimensional Standards
    06:33
  • Valves definition and classification
    05:43
  • Isolation Valves
    30:26
  • Regulation Valves
    08:13
  • Non return & Special valves
    08:31
  • Valve Accessibility
    17:37
  • Introduction to Flanges
    01:37
  • what is Flange & it’s Importance
    10:26
  • Pressure-Temperature Rating (PT Rating)
    08:31
  • PT rating vs Flange
    04:48
  • Understanding 16.5 ASME Standard
    05:46
  • Understanding 16.47 ASME Standard
    04:30
  • Strainers: Various Types & Principles
    06:10
  • Visualizing components with Pump piping example
    05:22
  • Steam Traps: Types & Principles- Part-1
    02:07
  • Steam Traps: Types & Principles- Part-2
    06:21
  • Introduction to Deliverables & Non Deliverables
    06:41
  • Piping Layout Team’s Deliverables
    07:34
  • Stress Team’s Deliverables
    03:12
  • Material Team’s Deliverables
    09:16
  • Layout team’s Non Deliverables
    07:15
  • Material & Stress Non-Deliverables
    03:42
  • Man Hour Estimations
    22:27
  • Painting specification
    21:40
  • Insulation Specification
    15:04
  • Introduction to Codes & Standards
    06:32
  • Difference b/w ASME 31.1 & 31.3
    17:26
  • Dimensional Std: ASME 36.10
    12:00
  • ASME 16.5
    05:45
  • ASME 16.47
    04:30
  • Valve Design : API 600
    39:54
  • Valve Design: API6D
    21:01
  • API 598
    29:21
  • Pipe Thickness Introduction
    03:00
  • Pipe thickness Inputs
    26:41
  • Pie thickness: Allowables
    08:51
  • Pipe thickness: PT Rating
    05:51
  • Pipe wall thickness Calculations
    06:51
  • Pipe thickness: Interesting facts
    06:11

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

Section-3: Piping Layouts
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. Interaction with Process Department Design Basis 3D model Layout Development Plot plan Pump Piping Piperack Piping Exchanger piping Compressor Piping Column piping Tank Farm Layout Underground Piping Model reviews Material Take-off Piping General arrangement Drawings Nozzle orientations Isometrics

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

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