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Fundamentals I & II
Ends December 15
"Ideal for Lead Piping Engineers and Junior Pipe Stress Engineers that want to make the right decisions."
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About the course
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.
This Fundamentals course contains 6 online modules based on video content. You receive 1-year unlimited access to the course and the discussions forum. This allows you to perform modules again when you need to refresh your knowledge for your work projects.
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Program & Details
Welcome to the course
How to use this course
Personal Certificate requirements
Module Introduction & Overview
Basic Allowable Stress Tables
Allowable Stress due to Sustained Loads
Allowable Stress due to Displacement Strains
Occasional Stress Allowable
Pipe Weight Considerations
Additional WeighInsulation & Internal Lining
The buoyancy of Piping Systems
Elasticity Modules Tables
Flexibility Factors & Stress Intensification Factors (SIF)
Pressure Stiffening of Components
Pressure & Weight Sustained Stresses
Pipe Span Calculations
Thermal ExpansionCoefficient Tables
Sagging & Hogging
Wind Loading on Piping Systems
Acceleration on Piping Systems
Transportation Analysis of Piping Systems
A sample of the first module is available for free, so you can learn more about the teaching style and understand if the course fits your needs.
Load Combination Cases Part A
Basic Load Combinations Part B
Load Combinations Example Part C
Load Case Combinations Part D
Load Case Combinations Part E
Load Case Combinations Part G
Scalar Combinations of Loads
Load Combinations Example for Pipe Stress Analysis
Trunnions & Welded Attachments
Piping guides and stops
Anti Vibration Supports, Struts & Sway braces
Introduction & Recap
Flange Leakage Calculations
Kellogg's equivalent pressure method
Flange calculation: ASME VIII Division 1 & 2
Flange calculation: API TR 6AF & API TR 6AF2
Category M Fluid Piping as per ASME B31.3
Piping supports settlement
Pipeline / Soil settlements
Water Hammer or Surge
Discharge in open systems: Pressure Safety valves
Discharge in closed systems: Pressure Safety valves
Acoustic induced vibration (AIV)
Flow-induced vibrations (FIV)
Summary AIV vs. FIV
Pulsations in Piping Systems (Flow-induced pulsations)
Hydrogen Induced Stress Cracking (HISC)
Recap & Exercise Review
Introduction & Overview
Reporting a Pipe Stress Analysis
Piping Stress Checklist
Course evaluation survey
Your Personal Certificate
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After the courses Fundamentals I & II course you have a complete overview of the 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.
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.
Successful completion of the Fundamentals I course is beneficial but not mandatory.
Access to the course.
After your purchase is confirmed you receive an account to the EngineeringTrainer online learning portal, where you find the course in your dashboard. After opening the course you will be guided step-by-step through the different modules. You receive 1-year unlimited access to the course. This allows you to perform modules again if this is beneficial for your work projects.
Learn by doing.
The course is mainly based on video lectures. Videos can be viewed as many times as desired. The video lectures help you to grasp the important technical concepts and related actions and considerations are discussed in detail.
This course is self-paced and is not subject to specific dates. The course contains 6 modules with a total of 7.5 hours of content which can be performed at your own pace. A Personal Certificate will be provided to you if you 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 6 modules. This allows you to perform modules again whenever you want to refresh knowledge for your daily work projects.
Participants of this course receive a personal digital certificate if they meet the following requirements:
complete each module of the course,
filling in the Course Evaluation Survey.
The majority of training material are videos. These are not available for download, but can be accessed directly with your account on the portal. You receive 1-year unlimited access to the course. This allows you to watch content again if this is beneficial for your work projects.
Yes, we encourage participants to submit feedback and questions in the Questions Forum of the course. These form the basis for new, future videos that will be added to the online course, but they will not be answered to the student directly.
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.
Yes, this course qualifies for PDH hours as per the NCEES CPC Guidelines.