Professional Training Course in Pipe Stress Analysis
* To apply the piping system stress analysis requirements of International Codes.
* To understand how to use piping analysis software to meet these requirements.
* To understand specific illustrations based on the Computer Aided Stress Analysis.
* Role of the stress analyst.
* When to perform stress analysis.
* Piping Code History.
* Stress theory; evaluating stresses on piping & knowing which ones matter.
* Load types, Failure criteria; primary & fatigue failures.
* Code equations, Stress Intensification (SIFs).
* Overview of Computer Aided Stress Analysis functions and how to use the program.
* Detailed, important modelling issues – bends, reducers, valves, rigid elements, control parameters, non-linearity of restraints, connecting nodes, built-in databases and assorted modelling issues.
* The mathematics behind Computer Aided Stress Analysis – Stiffness matrices and related issues.
* Practical examples using Computer Aided Stress Analysis; input, analysis & redesign.
* Theory – Designing for sustained loads; support configuration issues, spring hanger design, optimization of sustained loads.
* Practical example.
* Theory – Designing for expansion loads; flexibility.
* Practical Examples.
* Detailed problem solving of a complex model, including:
* Imposed thermal displacements.
* Expansion joint modelling & evaluation.
* Structural steel modelling.
* Spring hanger design.
* Combining steel with piping.
* Verification of API 610 pump loads.
* Local vessel flexibilities using WRC 297.
* Including vessel modelling.
* Evaluation of local vessel stresses according to WRC 107.
* Problem Solving Workshop – detailed example where each participant works independently, applying what is learned to solve a variety of stress and equipment load problems.
* Buried pipe modelling.
* Dynamic analysis theory, types of loads & evaluation of system responses.
* Modes and mode shapes.
* Modal analysis.
* Spectral Analysis; Impact & Earthquake analysis.
* Time History Analysis.
* Harmonic loads & harmonic analysis.
* Flow induced vibration.
* Mechanical vibration.
* Impact load types & analysis.
* Steam hammer.
* Slug flow.
* Relief valve firing.
* Example problems including:
* Mechanically induced vibration problems & solutions.
* Flow induced vibration problem & solution.
* Time History analysis and evaluation of impact load (steam hammer) with dynamic restraint (snubber).
* Spectral analysis of impact load (Relief valve firing ).
* Earthquake analysis.
The course content is framed and modeled by eminent experts from different Engineering streams. The faculty consists of Industry Experts with vast industrial experience in well-known organizations and specialization in particular subjects.
80 contact hours during weekends in 2 months.
Degree in Mechanical Engineering with minimum 6 months of experience in Piping Design Engineering.
Scope & Opportunity
After successful completion of the Course, candidates will be all set to get a job in Engineering Consultancy, Project Management Consultancy & Engineering Procurement Construction Management companies of Refinery, Petrochemical, Fertilizer, Chemical, Metal & Mining, Thermal Power Plant sectors.
INR 49,500 for Indian candidates (for Foreign Nationals US Dollar 5,000).
Indirapuram, Delhi NCR, India.