Pipelines Design


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M/25 03 - 14 Mar Cairo 2950 USD Register Now
M/25 25 Aug - 05 Sep Cairo 2950 USD Register Now

Course Objectives

This course aims at providing participants with solid technical background on the design criteria and standards for pipelines; and enables them to select the best pipe material, fittings, supports and equipment connected with the duty of the line to guarantee safe and economic operation.

Course Modules

Module 1: Design Considerations

  • Accumulation of associated pipeline data
  • Cooling water
  • Storage tanks
  • Main pipe runs
  • Associated processes
  • Instrumentation and cable runs
  • Site grade level variations

Module 2: Engineering Studies

  • Engineering standards
  • Equipment spacing
  • Pipe spacing
  • Racking
  • Engineering codes of practice
  • Installation
  • Inspection
  • Testing
  • Documentation

Module 3: Standard Specifications

  • Line designing
  • Line approval by process engineering
  • Valve selection
  • Pipeline Instrumentation

Module 4: Construction and Testing

  • General piping arrangements
  • Structures
  • Foundations
  • Bund walls
  • Equipment plinths
  • Cable routes
  • Switch gear
  • Control layouts

Module 5: Operation, Protection and Maintenance

  • Metallurgy of pipelines
  • Failure modes
  • Corrosion
  • Protection
  • Flow patterns
  • Loss of pressure head
  • Pipeline flow patterns
  • Loss of pressure head
  • Equations of flow - Moody diagrammed
  • Pipeline solutions using computerized software, “MATHCAD”.

Module 6: The Pipeline Systems

  • Pumps
  • Surge and surge protection
  • Sendoff pressures versus flow rate
  • Analysis of a pipeline control system
  • Simulated startup and shutdown

Target Audience

Senior engineers, engineers, supervisors and senior foremen involved in the design, material selection, operation, inspection and maintenance of pipelines in oil and related industries, power plants, civil and agricultural engineering applications.

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