Fall Program: Introduction to Pipe Stress: Fundamentals I & II

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    11 Credits
    Starts November 1
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    Course Objective

    "Ideal for Lead Piping Engineers and Junior Pipe Stress Engineers that want to make the right decisions."

    Starts November 1
    5 week program

    Instructor-led Program
    Live + Self-study

    Remote learning
    100% online program

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    About the course


       HYBRID

        November 1

        5 weeks

       7 modules

        4 hrs/wk

       English

        Limited seats

        HYB503

    This course by Stressman Engineering gives you a strong base and understanding of Pipe Stress Engineering. It will enhance your discussions with colleagues, vendors and clients and refuels you with inspiration and knowledge. In a set of online modules, you learn to understand the design philosophy of pipe stress. With practical examples, the instructors will provide you with a prominent course and give you a complete overview.

    The course provides a broad context of the concepts, insights into possibilities for optimization and cost reduction, and a strong base for deeper discussions with colleagues, vendors and clients.

    The course consists of 12 online, self-study modules combined with 5 online live sessions with the instructor. All training content is provided through your EngineeringTrainer account.

    After the course you maintain 1-year unlimited access to the course and the discussions forum. This allows you to perform modules again when you need to refresh the knowledge for your projects.

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    Meet your instructors


    Juan Manuel Mendez Franco

    COO at Stressman Engineering
    President of The PSI Association


    Pipe Stress, Piping Design, FEA, Ansys


    Jonathan Arana Garcia

    Piping Stress Specialist


    Pipe Stress, Piping Design


    the 5-week Program


    1. Instructor & student introductions

    2. Course details & schedule

    3. Using the Course Forum

    4. Certificate requirements

    5. Learning objectives

    6. Q&A

    1. Definition

      • What is a Piping Stress Analysis?

    2. Why do a stress analysis?

    1. Force & moment

    2. Material Stress

    3. Most common types of stress - Part A

    4. Most common types of stress - Part B

    5. Piping loads classification: Primary loads

    6. Piping loads classification: Secondary & Occasional

    7. Piping loads classification: Primary vs. Secondary

    8. Piping loads classification: Dynamic loads

    9. Piping loads classification: Summary and further discussion

    1. Types of loads

    2. Piping vs. Pipelines - Part A

    3. Piping vs. Pipelines - Part B

    4. Piping vs. Pipelines - Part C

    5. Onshore vs. Offshore

    6. Piping stress analysis scenarios - Part A

    7. Piping stress analysis scenarios - Part B

    8. Piping stress analysis scenarios - Part C

    9. Pipeline stress analysis scenarios - Part A

    10. Pipeline stress analysis scenarios - Part B

    11. Static vs. Dynamic: Stress analysis

    1. Codes & Standards for Pipe Stress

    2. ASME codes on the spot

    3. European codes on the spot

    4. International standards

    5. ASD vs. LFRD

    6. Onshore / offshore: piping codes

    7. Other international & local: piping codes

    8. Recommended document

    1. Summary Lecture: 3D Stress State

    2. Group Discussion: How to evaluate high stress?

    3. Discussing questions from Course Forum

    4. General Q&A

    1. Introduction

    2. Equipment codes in process piping systems

    3. Overloaded nozzles

    4. Overloaded nozzles: further discussion

    5. Centrifugal pumps 

    6. Positive displacement pumps 

    7. Centrifugal Compressors - Part A

    8. Centrifugal Compressors - Part B

    9. Reciprocating Compressors 

    10. Steam turbines 

    11. Shell & tube heat exchangers

    12. Plate: heat exchangers

    13. Air-cooled: heat exchangers

    14. Remaining equipments

    15. ASME vessels & columns - Part A

    16. ASME vessels & columns - Part B

    17. PD5500 vessels & columns

    18. Onshore pipelines: equipement & components

    19. Offshore equipment: codes

    20. Plastic piping: codes

    1. Introduction & summary

    2. Stress critically selection: Definition

    3. Types of stress analysis: Visual analysis

    4. Types of stress analysis: Manual analysis

    5. Types of stress analysis: Comparison

    6. Computational analysis: FEA type

    7. Computational analysis: Static vs. Dynamic - Part A

    8. Computational analysis: Static vs. Dynamic - Part B

    9. Selection methods

    10. Stress Critically: Selection Examples

    1. Wall thickness calculation per ASME B31.3

    2. Weld Joint Quality Factor, E

    3. Weld Joint Strength Reduction Factor, W

    4. Material Coefficient Factor, Y

    5. Considering Corrosion Allowance

    6. Wall thickness calculation per ASME B31.8

    7. Examples under B31.3 Chapter II, based on OD

    8. Examples under B31.3 Chapter II, based on ID

    9. Examples under B31.3 Chapter IX, high pressure piping (OD)

    10. Examples under B31.3 Chapter IX, high pressure piping (ID)

    11. Examples under B31.8 Chapter VIII

    1. Summary Lecture: Failure checks

    2. Group Discussion: Allowable values & safety factors

    3. Discussing questions from Course Forum

    4. General Q&A

    1. Module Introduction & Overview

    2. Basic Allowable Stress Tables

    3. Allowable Stress due to Sustained Loads

    4. Allowable Stress due to Displacement Strains

    5. Occasional Stress Allowable

    6. Pipe Weight Considerations

    7. Fluid WeightConsiderations

    8. Additional WeighInsulation & Internal Lining

    9. The buoyancy of Piping Systems

    10. Elasticity Modules Tables

    11. Flexibility Factors & Stress Intensification Factors (SIF)

    12. Pressure Stiffening of Components

    13. Pressure & Weight Sustained Stresses

    14. Pipe Span Calculations

    15. Thermal ExpansionCoefficient Tables

    16. Displacement Stress

    17. Expansion Loops

    18. Sagging & Hogging

    19. Drag loads

    20. Wind Loading on Piping Systems

    21. Acceleration on Piping Systems

    22. Transportation Analysis of Piping Systems

    1. Exercise Review

    2. Load Combination Cases Part A

    3. Basic Load Combinations Part B

    4. Load Combinations Example Part C

    5. Load Case Combinations Part D

    6. Load Case Combinations Part E

    7. Load Case Combinations Part G

    8. Scalar Combinations of Loads

    9. Non-linearities

    10. Load Combinations Example for Pipe Stress Analysis

    11. Accidental Loads

    1. Trunnions & Welded Attachments

    2. Pipe Shoes

    3. Piping guides and stops

    4. Anti Vibration Supports, Struts & Sway braces

    5. Spring Supports

    6. Snubbers

    7. Expansion Joints

    1. Summary Lecture: 3D Stress State

    2. Group Discussion: How to evaluate high stress?

    3. Discussing questions from Course Forum

    4. General Q&A

    1. Introduction & Recap

    2. Flange Leakage Calculations

    3. Kellogg's equivalent pressure method

    4. Flange calculation: ASME VIII Division 1 & 

    5. Flange calculation: API TR 6AF & API TR 6AF2

    1. Category M Fluid Piping as per ASME B31.3

    2. High-Pressure Piping

    3. Piping supports settlement 

    4. Equipment settlements

    5. Pipeline / Soil settlements 

    6. Slug flow 

    7. Water Hammer or Surge

    8. Discharge in open systems: Pressure Safety valves

    9. Discharge in closed systems: Pressure Safety valves

    10. Acoustic induced vibration (AIV)

    11. Flow-induced vibrations (FIV)

    12. Summary AIV vs. FIV 

    13. Vortex-Induced Vibrations 

    14. Pulsations in Piping Systems (Flow-induced pulsations)

    15. Thermal Bowing

    16. Hydrogen Induced Stress Cracking (HISC)

    17. Jacketed Piping

    18. Blast Calculations

    19. Recap & Exercise Review

    1. Module introduction

    2. Basic definitions and relations

    3. Reporting a Pipe Stress Analysis

    4. Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Piping

    5. Buried piping systems

    6. Water hammer phenomena

    7.  Summary

    1. Summary Lecture: Support placement best practices

    2. Group Discussion: Reducing nozzle loads

    3. Discussing questions from Course Forum

    4. General Q&A

    1. Congratulations

    2. Course evaluation survey

    3. Your Personal Certificate

    4. Rate this course

    5. Related resources & follow up

    Results

    After the courses Fundamentals I & II course you have a complete overview of pipe stress process.

    After this course, you...

    • Know all concepts involved in a pipe stress flexibility analysis,

    • Better understand code related load combinations,

    • Have a good overview of all types of piping components and support types,

    • Know about different flange types and calculations,

    • Understand special load cases for piping systems,

    • Have a detailed understanding of the documentation aspects involved with pipe stress and interfaces with other disciplines,

    • Understand the different loads relevant for pipe stress and their combinations,

    • Know the different codes & standards related to pipes and connected equipments, and their context,

    • Understand the differences for pipe stress analyses of different types of systems,

    • Know how to perform a Piping Stress Criticality Selection and perform pipe wall thickness calculations,.

    Who should attend this course

    • Piping Design Engineers & Piping Design Leads which are required to understand the basics of pipe stress engineering to make the right decisions,

    • Junior Pipe Stress Engineers with 0-3yr experience,

    • Mechanical, Process and Structural engineers that require a broad perspective on piping system design.

    Prerequisites: 

    • Technical background

    Level: Fundamentals

    Access to the course
    After your purchase is confirmed you will see the course in your EngineeringTrainer.com dashboard. Here you find the course welcome chapter and instructions on how to join the live sessions.

    Drip Schedule
    The relevant items of the course, including the links for the live sessions, are provided through a drip schedule, meaning that modules will become available step-by-step as the course progresses. Some weeks include self-paced learning modules, others both self-paced as live events as per the program.

    Content
    The course utilizes pre-recorded lectures and self-study exercises, combined with live Q&A's and discussions. Live events are provided through MS Teams for which links are distributed from your course dashboard. Note that no downloadable manual is provided in this course as it is completely provided through our interactive portal.

    You receive 1-year unlimited access to the course. This allows you to perform modules again when you need to refresh knowledge for your work projects.

    Dates & Schedule

    Course start date: Monday, July 4 

    Week 1Kick-off (0.5 hr)Tuesday, November 1, 1pm CEST (convert time-zone)

    Module 1 available in portal
    Module 2 available in portal
    Module 3 available in portal
    Module 4A available in portal
    Tuesday, November 1
    Week 2Session A (1 hr)
    Tuesday, November 8, 1pm CEST (convert time-zone)

    Module 4B available in portal
    Module 5 available in portal
    Module 6 available in portal
    Tuesday, November 8
    Week 3Session B (1 hr)
    Tuesday, November 15, 1pm CEST (convert time-zone)
     Module 7 available in portal
    Module 8 available in portal
    Module 9 available in portal
    Tuesday, November 15
    Week 4
    Session C (1 hr)Tuesday, November 22, 1pm CEST (convert time-zone)
     Module 10 available in portal
    Module 11 available in portal
    Module 12 available in portal
    Tuesday, November 22
    Week 5
    Session D (1 hr)
    Tuesday, November 29, 1pm CEST (convert time-zone)

    After the course you receive 1-year unlimited access to all course material including recordings of the live sessions. This allows you to watch recording of lectures again whenever you need to refresh knowledge for your daily work projects.


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                • Video lectures,

                • Exercises,

                • Instructor-led live sessions with lectures, group discussions, exercises and Q&A's,

                • Discussion forum with other participants & instructor.

                Exercise files can be downloaded, these can include .pdf files with the exercise questions or other file types. Videos will not be available for download, but can be accessed directly with your account on the portal. If slides are used in the videos or live sessions these can be viewed separately as well through the portal, but are not available for download.

                You receive 12-months unlimited access to the course. This allows you to watch content again if this is beneficial for your work projects.

                Yes, live sessions are included in this course that allow you to interact with the instructor and ask questions. Additionally, questions can be submitted in the learning portal by the participants which are addressed in the live sessions.

                No software is required for participants of this course.

                Self-paced Modules

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                Yes, this course qualifies for PDH hours as per the NCEES CPC Guidelines.

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