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Conversion of Units

Conversion-of-units

Conversion Factor: 1 Meter = 3.28 Feet 1 Meter = 39.37 Inches 1 Meter = 100 Centimeters 1 Meter = 1000 Millimeters 1 Foot = 12 Inches 1 Inch = 2.54 Centimeters 1 Centimeter = 10 Millimeters S.no English – Fraction (Inch) English Decimal (Inch) English (Millimeter) 1. 1/16 0.0625 1.6 2. 1/8 0.125 3.2 3. 1/4 0.25 6.4 4. ... 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 Related Courses ... Read More »

About the CAESAR II Documentation

Caesar-II-Documentation

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

Placing-Dead-Weight-Support

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 do Petroleum Engineers do?

what-do-petroleum-engineers-do

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 »

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 »

American Petroleum Institute – (API)

American Petroleum Institute - (API)

The API standards are focused on oil production, refinery and product distribution services. Equipment specified to these standards are typically more robust than general industrial applications. Spec. 5L Line Pipe Spec. 6D Pipeline Valves Spec. 6FA Fire Test for Valves Spec. 12D Field Welded Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids Spec. 12F Shop Welded Tanks for Storage of Production Liquids ... Read More »

Advantages & Disadvantages of Material

advantages & disadvantages of material

Material Advantages Disadvantages Limitations Carbon Steel Lowest Capex Cheapest option Opex Involves inspection pigging Internal corrosion control through inhibition Corrosion rates are high Possibility of intelligent or coating Additional Opex through inhibition High corrosion (pigging) and external painting Carbon Steel with FBE Capex slightly more Low Opex Internal corrosion protection through lining Susceptible for corrosion if FBE coating is damaged ... Read More »

Piping Design Engineering – 3D Modelling

Piping Design Engineering-3D Modelling

The 3-D software allows interaction between all disciplines in the 3D design workflow by allowing by comprehensive set of integrated applications covering all engineering disciplines at its core. Through the design, standard and automated deliverable can be generated directly from the model. The inbuilt linkages within the software allows for updating of sequential designs or drawings for any changes in ... Read More »

Responsibilities of Process Engineer

Responsibilities of Process Engineer

Prepares studies of process cycles and systems for various product production or improvements or changes in existing production units; prepares material and heat balances. Prepares economic studies associated with process performance. Designs and/or specifies equipment items required to define the process flow sheet or flow system; specifies corrosion-resistant materials of construction. Evaluates competitive bids for equipment. Evaluates operating data for ... Read More »

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