Process and Piping Engineering (PPE)

(Now available online: Flexible Hours)

The course covers the following topics in depth.

       Introduction to Process Plant Layout and Piping Design

  • Plant layout fundamentals
  • Procedures and workflow
  • Physical quantities and units

       Introduction to Chemical Processing Methods

  • Unit processes and unit operations
  • Process flow diagrams (PFDs)
  • Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Equipment specifications (Typical)

       Fundamentals of Pipe and Pipe Fittings

  • Pipe representation and dimensions
  • Pipe data tables
  • Joining methods of piping systems
  • Pipe fittings
  • Fitting dimensions and tables

       Piping System Components

  • Flange Basics
  • Types of valves and their applications
  • Data tables of Valves
  • Piping restraints

          - Supports, anchors and guides

       Piping Materials and Material Specifications

  • Properties of Materials
  • Material Classification
  • ASTM-Material specifications
  • General piping materials
  • Specification Piping
  • Selection of Material
  • Testing, inspection and QA of Materials

       ASME/ASNI Codes & Standards

  • Introduction to ASME B31.3 process piping codes
  • ASME standards for Piping Elements.
  • Piping specifications
  • Material selection

       Pipe Hydraulics & Sizing

  • Flow rate, velocity, pipe sizing calculations
  • Reynolds number- laminar/turbulent flow
  • Darcy weisbach & Hazen William equations
  • pressure drop calculations, NPSH calculations

       Plant Layout and Plot Plans

  • Plant layout specifications
  • Codes and safety considerations
  • Development of plot plans
  • Plot plan use by disciplines
  • Sample plot plans and equipment arrangement drawings
  • Layout case studies

       Equipments Used in Process Plants

  • Process equipment

          - Reactors, Towers, Heat Exchangers, Furnaces,Vessels and columns

  • Mechanical equipment

          - Pumps, Compressors, storage tanks

  • Equipment foundations and supports
  • Equipment data sheets
  • Equipment sketches
  • Equipment drawings
  • Equipment nozzle specifications
  • Equipment foundation drawings

       Plant Layout and Piping Layout

  • Equipment lists
  • Piping line lists
  • Piping Plan Development
  • Preparing Piping Layout Drawings with placing of instruments, valves etc
  • Rack Piping system
  • Pipe Rack Spacing, Drawing pipe in the rack etc
  • Drum Piping, Pump Piping system
  • Compressor Piping, Heat Exchanger Piping system
  • Column Piping system

       Piping Isometrics

  • Definition & piping Isometrics Drawings
  • Isometric Dimensions, Notes & Callouts
  • Isometric Offsets
  • Print Reading Exercises
  • Exercises on creation of Isometrics from Piping plans and Sections

       Pipe Supports

  • Support Classification
  • Anchors,Pipe Guides,Limit Stops,Pipe Shoe
  • Dummy Leg / Trunion
  • Field Support / Base Support
  • Rigid Hangers Rod & Clevis, Trapeze.
  • Flexible (Variable & Constant) Hangers
  • Pipe Rack Design Types, Height & Width Calculations,
  • Piping Arrangements

       Insulation and Heat Tracing

  • Insulation & preparing an Insulation Specification
  • Data required to prepare Insulation Specification
  • Heat Tracing

Participants are provided with introduction to suitable 2D and 3D softwares.

Entire training is carried out based on actual industrial assignments. Training can be arranged on week-ends for working people.

Duration: Full time batch: Approximately 30 Working days (9.30 a.m. to  5 p.m.)

Joining : One can join at any mutually convenient time.

Course fees: call us to know. Concession will be offered in the fees for the participants joining in group.

Who can join? Degree or Diploma holders in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.


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