Deliverables & Non-Deliverables

The course on Piping Deliverables & Non-Deliverables has been developed to explain the fundamentals of piping activities 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

Sections of Piping Engineering
  • Piping Layouts
  • Piping Stress
  • Piping Materials
Broad Categories
  • Deliverables
  • No-Deliverables
Detailed Activities

Deliverables & Non-Deliverables:

  • Piping Layouts
  • Piping Stress
  • Piping Materials
Man-Hour Estimation

· Thumb Rules

· Basics behind detailed Estimation

Process Interface

· Process Flow Diagram

· Fluid List

· Equipment List

· Piping & Instrument Diagram

· Legend P&IDs

· Important info in P&ID

· Line list

Design Basis
  • What is design Basis
  • Why is it important
  • Various Sections of Design Basis
  • General Design Philosophies
  • Stress & Flexibility Requirements
  • Material & NDT Requirements
Overall Plot plan
  • What is overall plot plan
  • why is it required?
  • Stages of Overall Plot Plan
  • Content of Overall Plot Plan
  • Guidelines for development
  • Inputs required
  • Use of Overall Plot plan
Unit Plot plan
  • What is Plot Plan?
  • Various Inputs required
  • Usage by other disciplines
  • Checklists
  • Drawing Size
Layout Guidelines
  • Columns & Furnaces
  • Compressors & Pumps
  • Exchangers & Air coolers
  • Drums & Pipe rack
  • Dyke wall Calculations
Layout Standards

Guidelines from

  • OISD-118
  • NFPA-30
Material Take-off
  • Definition & Scope of work
  • Various Documents required
  • Basic requirements
  • Various MTO stages
  • Guidelines & Check Points
Nozzle Orientation
  • What is Nozzle Orientation
  • Basis, Disciplines involved & Various Steps
  • Example: Column Nozzle orientation covering:
  • Manhole Orientation
  • Feed Nozzle Orientation
  • Reboiler Piping connections
  • Top & Bottom Nozzles
  • Instrument & Level Nozzles
  • Platforms & Ladders

3D Model Specification
  • What is 3D Model
  • Main Objectives of 3D model
  • Work Split while 3D modelling of following:
  • Equipment, Piping
  • Civil, Structure
  • Instrumentation,, Electrical
  • Underground, HVAC, Fire Fighting
  • Package Unit / Modular Units
3D Model Review
  • Purpose & Objectives
  • Teams Involved
  • Execution Procedure
  • Purpose & Agenda of 30-60-90 % model reviews
  • Scope Matrics covering all disciplines
General Arrangement drawings (GA)
  • Definition
  • Purpose of piping GA
  • Scale requirements
  • Stage of issue
  • Input documents
  • Check list for piping GA
  • Definition
  • Purpose for preparation of isometrics
  • Stage of iso issue
  • Input document required
  • Check points w.r.t P&ID, Layout, MTO, Stress & Drafting
Painting Specification
  • Surface & Material
  • Painting Standards
  • Surface cleaning methods
  • Pain general requirements
  • Paint Material Types
Insulation Specification
  • Purpose of Insulation
  • Items exempted from Insulations
  • Selection parameters
  • Common Insulation Materials
  • Insulation Pictures
  • Insulation Cladding & Pictures
  • Example of thickness charts

What is the duration of course

Total duration of the course is 7 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 Piping activities: Piping Deliverables & Non-Deliverables 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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