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Conversion of Units

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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 »

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 »

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 »

Piping Design Engineer Interview Questions Part-11 (Valves – V)

Piping Design Engineer Interview Questions Part-11

41. What is relief valve? Valve to relieve excess pressure in liquids in situations where full flow discharge is not required, when release of small volume of liquid would rapidly lower pressure. 42. What is safety valve? Rapid opening(popping action) full flow valve for air and other gases. 43. What is foot valve? Valve used to maintain a head of ... Read More »

Piping Design Engineer Interview Questions Part-10 (Valves-IV)

Piping Design Engineer Interview Questions Part-10

31. What is paper-stock valve? A single disc single seat gate valve (slide gate) with knife edged or notched disc used to regulate flow of paper slurry or other fibrous slurry. 32. What is root valve? A valve used to isolate a pressure element or instrument from a line or vessel, or a valve placed at the beginning of a ... Read More »

Process Piping Interview Questions

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These are the important thing in piping 1) What is the minimum distance to be maintained between two welds in a pipe? The thumb rule is that the minimum distance between adjacent butt weld is 1 D . if not, it is never closer than  1 – 1/2 “ . this is supposedly to prevent the overlap of HAZs. minimum spacing ... Read More »

Piping Design Engineers – Check Yourselves

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For those independent designers that work on there own, or that preliminary work that goes out for bid, there is no substitution for perfect work. Incomplete work and errors, all cost extra. Here are some useful tips to reduce what a checker would find to almost nothing. As a first step, check all of the information in the title block for conformance with ... Read More »

Control Valve (Handled by Instrumentation Department)

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These valves are self operated type. They have actuators. Actuators operate on the signal received from an instrument. They are used for very fine throttling and to have desired process parameters (pressure, temperature, flow) of fluid. Control valves can be of the following types based on parameters to be controlled: 1) Pressure control valve – Receives signal from pressure indicator ... Read More »

Process Flow Diagram Symbols – Valves

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Gate valve is a device used to control the flow of liquids and gases. Check valve also known as one-way valve, is to prevent the line of medium back. Globe valve is a mechanism used to control or stop the flow of liquid or gas through a pipe. Ball valve is a valve with a spherical disc, the part of ... Read More »

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