Piping Material Specifications(PMS): Piping Course

Piping Material Specifications

The course on Piping Material Specifications has been developed to explain the fundamentals of Piping Engineering related to Material Specifications 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.
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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.

The complete content is divided into different courses which cover nearly all the important sections of Piping Material Specifications (PMS). It is divided into following Sections

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

Section-1: Various Inputs Required: (1 of 10)

This course is organized in such a way so that even the beginners can understand the basics and start implementing the knowledge in their live project. A lot of concepts & fundamentals are explained in such a way that it is very easy to digest & learn. In this course following modules shall be covered:

Understanding the Basic:

  • Definitions
  • Various Segments
  • Inputs Required
  • Nomenclature

5 Elements of Pipe Classes:

  • PT rating
  • Base Material
  • Corrosion Allowance
  • End Connections
  • Special Requirements

Major Inputs required:

  • Fluid Code & Service
  • Size Range
  • Fluid Categories
  • Corrosion Allowance
  • Splash Guard Requirements
  • Test Media
  • Continuity Strip Req
  • Max Temp/Pressure
  • Operating Temp/Pressure
  • Base Material

Section-2: Piping Material Specifications: Item name: Pipes (2 of 10)

This course is organized in such a way so that even the beginners can understand the basics and start implementing the knowledge in their live project. A lot of concepts & fundamentals are explained in such a way that it is very easy to digest & learn. In this course following modules shall be covered:

Following Modules have been covered in this course

  • Pipe
  • Dimensional Standards
  • End Connections
  • Thickness
  • Design/Material Std

Understanding the Pipe Basics in detail:

  • What is Pipe
  • Pipe Schedule
  • Plastic pipes
  • Jacketed pipes
  • Interesting Facts

End Connections

  • Socket Welded
  • Butt Welded
  • Threaded Joints
  • Flange Joints

Pipe Thickness

  • various inputs required
  • Source of Inputs
  • Various ASTM Standards
  • PT rating concept
  • Allowable stresses,
  • Thickness calculations
  • Line conditions given in Line list

Dimensional Standards:

  • What is Dimensional Std
  • Dimensional Std for:
  • Metallic Pipes
  • Non-Metallic Pipes
  • ASME 36.10 in Detail

Design & Material Standards:

  • Classification
  • Carbon Steel
  • Low Temp Carbon Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Alloy Steels
  • ASTM Standards
  • Details of 9 ASTM

Section-3: Piping Material Specifications: Item name: Fittings (3 of 10)

This course is organized in such a way so that even the beginners can understand the basics and start implementing the knowledge in their live project. A lot of concepts & fundamentals are explained in such a way that it is very easy to digest & learn.

In this course following modules shall be covered:

Section-1

  • Fitting Group:
  • Important parameters
  • Understanding Basic types of fittings:
    • Forged
    • Wrought
    • Cast

Section-2

  1. Forged Fittings:
  • Basics
  • ASME 16.11 Clauses
  • Thickness of Forged Fittings
  1. Wrought Fittings
  • Basics
  • ASME 16.9 Clauses
  • Thickness of wrought Fittings
  • Testing Requirements
  • Proof test

Section-3:

  1. Manufacturing Processes
  • Hydraulic Bulge
  • Manaka Method
  • UO Method
  • Extrusion Method
  • Deep Drawing Method
  • Outer Die Method

Section-4:

  1. Details of Fittings
  • Tee
  • Elbows
  • Reducers
  • Caps
  • Full Couplings
  1. Details of MSS SP 95

Section-5:

  1. Olets
  • Weldolets
  • Threadolet
  • Sockolet
  • Latrolet
  • Stub-in
  1. Special Olets
  • Elbolets
  • Sweepolets
  • Nippolets
  • Nipoflanges
  • Couplets

Section-6:

  • Important clauses from Material Standards
    • ASTM A105
    • ASTM A182
    • ASTM A350
    • ASTM A403
    • ASTM A420
    • ASTM A960
    • ASTM A961

Section-4: Piping Material Specifications: Item name: Flanges (4 of 10)

This course is organized in such a way so that even the beginners can understand the basics and start implementing the knowledge in their live project. A lot of concepts & fundamentals are explained in such a way that it is very easy to digest & learn.

In any Piping system flanges are used as a connecting element to connect one Pipe to other Pipe, Pipe to Valves, Pipe to Pumps, Pipe to any equipment, Pipe to any specialty items. Basically, Flanges made up a linkage to make a pipework system.

Flanges are available in wide ranges of Types, Size, Material based on the applications.

In this course following modules shall be covered:

  • Material
  • Various International Standards
  • Type of Flanges
  • Flange Facing
  • Flange Drilling Details
  • How to decide Flange Rating?
  • Ordering Information
  • Material
    • CS : ASTM A105
    • LTCS : ASTM A350
    • AS & SS : ASTM A182
    • General requirement: ASTM A961
  • Various International Standards
    • ASME B16.5 – Pipe Flanges and Fittings (NPS ½ to NPS 24)
    • ASME B16.47 – Large Diameters Steel Flanges (NPS 26 to 60)
  • Type of Flanges
    • Weld neck flanges
    • Slip-on flanges
    • Socket weld flanges
    • Threaded flanges
    • Long neck weld flanges
    • Lap joint flange
    • Blind flange
    • Reducing flange
    • Weldo flange / Nippoflange
    • Grayloc flange / connector
    • Spectacle blind
    • Spades & spacer
  • Flange Facing
    • Flat Face Flange
    • Raised Face Flange
    • LAP JOINT FLANGE
    • RTJ Flange (Ring type Joint flange)
    • Male & Female Flange
    • Tongue & Groove Flange
  • Flange Drilling Details
  • How to decide Flange Rating?
  • Ordering Information

What is the duration of course

Various modules of the course are divided into following 4 sections (Total 13.5 Hours):

  1. Piping Material Specifications (PMS). It is divided into following Sections

Total duration of the course is 13.5 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
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  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

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Summary 
To conclude, this article talks about the course details on Piping Material Specifications (PMS) 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.

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