Basics of Stress Analysis (Module- 1 of 14)


“Master the essentials of Piping Stress Analysis in this 2-hour live online class on EPCLAND. Explore ASME codes, stress types, and engineer roles.”


Course Title: Basics of Piping Stress Analysis

Course Description: This instructor-led online live class, hosted on the EPCLAND platform, provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of Piping Stress Analysis. Designed for aspiring engineers, professionals, and students, this 2-hour course aims to cover essential aspects related to Piping Stress Analysis, including its definition, significance, the role of a Pipe Stress Engineer, and an overview of various types of stresses along with ASME code requirements (ASME 31.3 & 31.1).

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction to Piping Stress Analysis
    • Definition and Overview
    • Importance in Piping Design and Engineering
  2. Why is Piping Stress Analysis Required?
    • Safety and Reliability
    • Compliance with Regulatory Standards
    • Prevention of Failures and Leakages
    • Impact on System Performance
  3. Role of a Pipe Stress Engineer
    • Responsibilities and Duties
    • Importance in Design and Construction
    • Collaboration with Other Disciplines
  4. Types of Stresses in Piping Systems
    • Overview of Different Types of Stresses
    • Thermal Stresses
    • Pressure Stresses
    • External Loads and Forces
  5. ASME Code Requirements (ASME 31.3 & 31.1)
    • Introduction to ASME Codes and Standards
    • Overview of ASME B31.3 (Process Piping) and B31.1 (Power Piping)
    • Compliance and Best Practices
    • Code Requirements for Stress Analysis
  6. Case Studies and Practical Applications
    • Real-world examples and case studies
    • Application of Stress Analysis in Design
    • Hands-on exercises (if applicable)
  7. Q&A and Discussion
    • Interactive session to address participant questions
    • Open discussion on specific topics

By the end of this course, participants will have gained a solid understanding of the basics of Piping Stress Analysis, enabling them to appreciate its significance in the field of engineering, adhere to industry standards (ASME 31.3 & 31.1), and grasp the essential role of a Pipe Stress Engineer in ensuring the integrity and reliability of piping systems. This course aims to empower participants with foundational knowledge that can be applied in their professional endeavors within the realm of piping design and engineering.