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Process Design Engineering

process design engineering

Process engineering design is the application of chemical, mechanical, petroleum, gas and other engineering talents to the process-related development, planning, designs, and decisions required for economical and effective completion of a process project. The process design engineering is considered as the brains of any plant. Project engineers are playing a vital role in different industries in design, fabrication, commissioning, production ... Read More »

Process Engineering

process engineering

Basic data required by pressure vessel design engineer. It will be important for chemical engineer and vessel design engineer to communicate very closely. Vessel function Process materials and services Operating conditions (temperature and pressure) Materials of construction Dimensions and orientation Type of vessel heads to be used Openings and connections required Heating/cooling requirements Agitation requirements Specification of internal fittings Top ... Read More »

Pipe Support Types and Application

Pipe Support Types and application

A piping design engineer also needs to have an excellent knowledge on pipe support types and it point of application. Supports are the pillars of piping system. A system without proper support is risky and disastrous. The supports in piping system has vital role in minimizing the unwanted loads caused due to shock, vibration, wind load, seismic load, water hammer ... Read More »

Pipe Fittings and Valves

Pipe Fittings and Valves

The piping components consist of fittings, pipes and valves Pipe Fittings and Valves Piping system is an arrangement of components which facilitates the flow of fluid as per the process requirement. The piping components consist of fittings, pipes and valves. Piping design engineer shall have the in-depth knowledge of types of fittings (such as elbow, tee, reducer, flange etc.), Pipes ... Read More »

Pipe Routing Concepts

Pipe Routing Concepts

Piping engineering is not as simple as it sounds to be, so do pipe routing. Certain rules and logics to be considered for routing pipes in process plant or in other wise we can say industriall piping is different from other commerical piping system. Here is the list of parameters to meet the minimum design requirement. Simple routing Minimize fitting ... Read More »

Role of Piping Engineer

Role of Piping Engineer

Piping engineers look after execution phase of the project or to be concise he takes charge on construction phase of the project. Assisting construction team in reading drawings, locating the exact point of installation, supply and monitoring inventory. Troubleshooting field raised issues and providing immediate solution to the execution team. Monitoring the entire execution phase to make sure that the ... Read More »

Piping Design Engineer Interview Questions Part-12 (Valves – VI)

piping design engineer interview questions part-12

1. What are instrument categories? General, flow, temperature, pressure, level, density etc. 2. Which instruments are handled by piping department? Flame arrestor, breather valve. 3. What are basic functions of instruments? To sense, transmit, indicate, read and control 4. Why block valve is used at the root of an instrument like pressure indicator? They are needed to isolate gauges for ... Read More »

Definition of Terms in Piping

Definition of Terms in Piping

BILL – The portion of a pipe, which is enlarged to receive the end of another pipe of the same diameter for the purpose of making a joint; also called a Hub. BLOW-OFF – A controlled outlet on a pipeline used to discharge water. BRANCH – A part of piping system other than the main or riser. BUTT JOINT – ... Read More »

Piping Elbows and Bends

Piping Elbows and Bends

Piping elbows and bends are very important pipe fitting which are used very frequently for changing direction in piping system. Piping elbow and piping bend are not the same, even though sometimes these two terms are interchangeably used. A bend is simply a generic term in piping for an “offset” – a change in direction of the piping. It signifies ... Read More »

Types of Common Fittings

Types of Common Fittings

Flange Weld Neck, Slip On, Socket Weld, Screwed, Lap Joint, Blind Neck Elbow Butt Weld (LR, STD, SR), Screwed, Socket Weld Equal Tee Tee Butt Weld, Screwed, Socket Weld Un-Equal Tee Butt Weld, Screwed, Socket Weld Concentric Reducer Butt Weld, Screwed, Socket Weld Eccentric Reducer Butt Weld Coupling Screwed, Socket Weld, Reduced Bushing Screwed Boss Screwed, Socket Weld Weld-o’let Butt ... Read More »

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