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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 »

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 is Oil Refinery ?


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 »

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 »

Role of the Pipe Field Engineer in Safety


The Piping or Mechanical Field Engineer is a direct contributor to the safety of the work operations at the construction site. Since all safe work operations must begin with pre-planning, the Field Engineer makes a direct contribution to safety by reviewing the planned work with safety in mind. The Field Engineer is typically responsible to develop a detailed work package ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

When to Analysis Piping System

Piping System Analysis

One of the most difficult decisions plant personnel face is whether or not to analyze an existing or new piping system. It is often hard to assess the point at which a piping system should be field-routed or when a full analytic solution is required. Although there are no simple answers to these questions, here are some conditions under which ... Read More »

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