Pipe Thickness Calculations: ASME B 31.1, 31.12, 31.3: Piping Course

Pipe Thickness Calculations

The course on Pipe Thickness Calculations w.r.t. ASME 31.1, 31.12, 31.3 has been developed to explain the fundamentals of Pipe thickness calculations, also the thickness calculations for High pressure & external pressure are explained 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

Pipe thickness calculations are very important aspects of Piping Engineering. Process piping, Hydrogen Piping, Power plant has different codes which need to be followed while calculating the thicknesses. Also, the High pressure piping has different criteria to calculate the thickness. Moreover, External piping’s thickness calculations are different than the others.

In this course following shall be covered:

1. Difference Between ASME 31.3 & ASME 31.1
    • Application
    • Allowable Stress
    • Design Life
    • Factor of Safety
    • Pipe Wall thickness
    • Post weld Heat Treatment
    • Random Inspection
    • Testing
2. Difference Between ASME 31.3 & ASME 31.12
  • Application
  • Thickness Calculation
  • Branch Connection Requirements
  • Materials
  • NDE requirement
  • Welding Requirements
3. Pipe Thickness Calculations

Parameters Based on

  • ASME B31.1
  • ASME B31.3
  • ASME B31.12
  • High Pressure Piping
  • External Pressure
4. Actual Pipe Thickness Calculations & Comparison
  • ASME B31.1
  • ASME B31.3
  • ASME B31.12
  • High Pressure Piping
  • External Pressure

What is the duration of course

Total duration of the course is 2.5 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

Summary 
To conclude, this article talks about the course details on Pipe Thickness calculations 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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