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Area-and-Volume

AREA Definition: A surface covered by specific shape is called area of that shape. i.e. area of square, circle etc. 1. Square: Area of Square = L x L = L2 Where L = L Length of side So if L = 5 cm Then Area = 5 x 5 = 25 cm2 2. Rectangle: Area of Rectangle = L ... Read More »

Test Pressure Detail from Codes

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Code Test type Test pressure minimum Test pressure maximum Test pressure holding time Examination ASME B31.1 Hydrostatic(1) 1.5 time design Max allowable test pressure any component or 90 percent of yield 10 minutes Design pressure ASME B31.1 Pneumatic 1.2 times design 1.5 times design or max allowable test pressure any component 10 minutes Lower of 100 psig or design pressure ... Read More »

Abbreviations for Piping Drawings

Abbreviations for Piping Drawings

General S.No Abbreviation Description 1 BOP Bottom of Pipe 2 CL Center Line 3 EL Elevation 4 GR Grade 5 HC Hose Connection 6 ID Inside Diameter 7 MAT’L Materials 8 MTO Materials Take Off 9 REV Revision 10 OD Outside Diameter 11 SPEC Specification 12 STD Standard 13 BW Butt Weld 14 CONC Concentric 15 ECC Eccentric 16 ELL ... Read More »

About the CAESAR II Documentation

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To address the sheer volume of information available on CAESAR II and present it in a concise and useful manner to the analyst the program documentation is presented in three separate manuals: The User Guide describes the basic operation and flow of the many routines found in CAESAR II. This document provides necessary installation information, gives an overview of the ... Read More »

Placing Dead Weight Support

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This tip will give you a guideline for locating the supports in your piping system Locate dead weight supports using recommended spacing from the code (B31 etc.). Consider existing support points. Decrease span by half off equipment. Decrease span for concentrated loads. Support concentrated loads. Support offset loads. Decrease span for extra lagging or insulation. Locate supports at changes in ... Read More »

What is Oil Refinery ?

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When talking about refinery, we need to be able to differentiate and identify an oil refinery from the edible oil refinery. Basically, the oil refinery (or petroleum refinery) is an industrial process plant where crude oil (from crude petroleum) is processed and refined into more useful petroleum products, such as Gasoline Diesel fuel Asphalt base Heating oil Kerosene Liquefied petroleum ... Read More »

What do Petroleum Engineers do?

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Petroleum Engineers are employed by oil or gas companies to design, test and implement efficient methods to extract petroleum products from the earth and sea floor. They spend most of their time making estimations because they can never see what is actually going on thousands of meters below the ground. They work closely with other professionals, such as geologists, to ... Read More »

Most Important Documents Produced by Piping Engineer

Most Important Documents Produced by Piping Engineer

1) Plot plan:Arranging all plant units in a logical manner to take care of Material flow, statutory requirements, & good engineering Practices. 2) Equipment layouts: Document showing layout of all equipment’s satisfying the Process requirements, safety & statutory Regulations, operability ease of maintenance & economy. 3) Piping layouts: Document showing layouts of piping network to carry fluids From one equipment ... Read More »

Flexibility Analysis

Flexibility Analysis

Stress Analysis Criteria: This stress analysis criteria establishes the procedure, lists critical lines and piping stress/design liaison flow sheet to be followed. Lines to be analyzed: all lines attached to pumps, compressors, turbines and other rotating equipment all lines attached to reciprocating compressors all pressure relief valve piping all category m piping all lines on racks (with discretion) all lines ... Read More »

Responsibilities of Piping Construction Engineers

Responsibilities of Piping Construction Engineers

A piping construction engineer plans the schedule of piping works, assists with material procurement, oversees installations and maintenance operations and supervises construction staff. To become one, you typically need to earn a bachelor’s degree in mechanical, structural or civil engineering, fulfill licensing requirements and have excellent teamwork, decision-making and communication skills. A piping construction engineer often reports to a construction ... Read More »

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