Pipe Stress Analysis

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    Frank Bos, PhD
    SPC114


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    Course Objective

    "To provide a deep understanding of the theory, design codes and methodologies required to perform pipe stress analysis and to enhance the student's engineering judgment."

    This is not a pushing-buttons-in-software course!

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    About the course


       Self-paced

       7 modules

        24 hrs

      English

       1-yr Access

       SPC114

    Pipe stress engineering is a broad area of expertise. To perform a pipe stress analysis you're required to have knowledge from various subjects. From physical concepts to practical applicability, from design code specifications to piping best practices. This course will help you to become a knowledgeable pipe stress engineer that has an understanding of possible routes to solve a problem and how to execute them. 

    The course starts with a basic introduction of the physics, concepts and equations relevant for pipe stress analysis. With this foundation the course slowly builds towards performing a basic pipe stress analysis by hand in the context of both the commonly used ASME B31.3 and EN13445 design codes. Note that this course does not teach you how to use pipe stress software, but focuses on understanding the theory behind it and build the required engineering judgement.

    This course utilizes videos, animations, exercises, quizzes and more to provide a steep learning curve and progress the participant’s engineering judgment.

    After this course you will have a solid understanding of pipe stress engineering and is able to apply them when designing a system.

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

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    Meet your instructors


    Frank Bos, PhD
    Program Instructor


    Project Manager, Dynaflow Research Group


    Johan Bosselaar, MSc

    Johan Bosselaar, MSc
    Program Instructor


    Senior Engineer, Dynaflow Research Group


    Course Program


    1. Module introduction

    2. Basic definitions and relations

    3. Geometric properties of piping

    4. Typical properties of piping

    5. Forces and moments on pipes

    6. Introduction to stress

    7. Pipe stress directions

    8. Hoop stress

    9. Axial stress

    10. Radial stress

    11. External forces and bending moments

    12. Shear stress

    13. Stress/strain theory

    14. Piping codes

    15. Introduction to code stress

    16. Material Codes

    17. Allowable values according to codes

    18. Summary

    1. Module introduction

    2. Basic definitions and relations

    3. Straight pipe

    4. Thin walled vs thick walled

    5. Bends, Reducers and Tees

    6. Flanges

    7. Valves

    8. Nozzles

    9. Summary

    1. Module introduction

    2. Basic definitions and relations

    3. Support types

    4. Stiffness, gaps and friction

    5. Spring supports

    6. Steel structures

    7. Process conditions

    8. Imposed displacements

    9. Occasional loads

    10. Supporting a simple system

    11. Summary

    1. Module introduction

    2. Basic definitions and relations

    3. Load types

    4. Failure mechanisms

    5. Sustained Loads

    6. Occasional loads

    7. Operating Loads

    8. Expansion

    9. Fatigue

    10. Load cases

    11. Summary

    1. Module introduction

    2. Basic definitions and relations

    3. Flexibility analysis

    4. Stress Intensification Factors (SIFs)

    5. Code stress definition

    6. Overview code stress & allowable values

    7. Nozzle check

    8. Flange check

    9. Support check

    10. Displacements

    11. Piping stress software

    12. Summary

    1. Module introduction

    2. Basic definitions and relations

    3. Solution Process

    4. Identification of overstressed locations

    5. Application of more detail in model

    6. Design improvements

    7. Expansion loops

    8. Bellows

    9. Summary

    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. Congratulations

    2. Course evaluation survey

    3. Your Personal Certificate

    4. Rate this course

    5. Related resources & follow up

    Results

    After this course, you...

    • Understand the physics and equations behind pipe stress analyses.

    • Know how to determine material allowable values.

    • Have a general understanding about supporting and piping equipment.

    • Know which load cases are relevant for a pipe stress analysis.

    • Have seen the different failure mechanisms that can occur in piping systems.

    • Can perform a basic pipe stress analysis based on the EN 13480 and B31.3 by hand.

    • Have a good overview of what different analyses are required for a complete pipe stress analysis.

    • Understand the solution strategies to mitigate excessive pipe stresses or loads.

    Who should attend this course

    • Junior pipe stress engineers with 0-3 years experience.

    • Those using pipe stress software that want to know what is behind the analysis.

    • Pipe designers that want to increase their analysis capabilities.

    • Those performing analyses using the EN 13480 and ASME B31.3.

    • Experienced pipe stress engineers that want to refresh their knowledge.

    Prerequisites: Basic understanding of piping systems is beneficial.

    Level: Intermediate

    Access to the course
    After your purchase is confirmed you will see the course in your EngineeringTrainer.com dashboard and are able to start immediately.

    Learning by doing
    This course utilizes videos, animations, exercises, quizzes and more to provide a steep learning curve and progress the participant’s engineering judgment. A high level of interaction with the content is required by the student making sure the provided knowledge is understood fully. Note that no downloadable manual is available for this course as it is completely provided through our interactive online 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.

    This course is self-paced and is not subject to specific dates. The course contains 7 modules with a total of 6.5+ hours of content which can be performed at your own pace. A Personal Certificate will be provided to participants if they finish the course within the first month after purchase. This incentive will motivate you to perform the course quickly thereby improving your learning curve.

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


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                • Video lectures and animations,

                • Calculation exercises (hand calculations),

                • Interactive slides & quizzes,

                • Downloadable summary sheets

                During this course you will be guided through the learning content using different interactive online formats which are not downloadable, but directly available through your account on EngineeringTrainer.com. 

                Summary sheets are provided at the end of each module which are available for download.

                You receive 1-year unlimited access to the course. This allows you to watch content again if this is beneficial for your work projects.

                We encourage participants to submit feedback and questions in the Questions Form of the course. These can form the basis for new videos that are added to the online course on a regular basis.

                Participants receive 1-year unlimited access to the course including new videos that are added during this year. Participants receive an email notification upon addition of new course videos.  

                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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