PIPING, VALVES, FITTINGS AND PUMP- PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION AND PROBLEM SOLVING

PIPING, FITTINGS AND PUMP-PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION AND SOLUTIONS FOR INDUSTRY

INTRODUCTION FOR PIPING, FITTINGS AND PUMP-PROBLEM IDENTIFICATION AND SOLUTIONS FOR INDUSTRY

This training program is designed to provide an understanding of engineering related problems related to industry globally and a clear sense of what is required to effectively  structure, establish measurements and solve problems. Participants will learn the goals and deliverables behind the solutions. Methodology as well as the most commonly used tools within each phase will be discussed. Participants will also learn how to support a problem solving initiative within their organization.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVE

On successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:-

  • Understand the benefits and implications of pumps and piping, and relate the concepts to the overall business mission and objectives.
  • Think about his/her organization as a collection of processes, with inputs that determine the output.
  • Recognize the engineering problem solving model used to improve processes.
  • Recognize the organizational factors that are necessary groundwork for a successful engineering problem solving program.
  • Integrate the engineering problem solving program effort with other process improvement initiatives.
  • Learn the various types of centrifugal pumps and piping types, their functions and terminologies used;
  • Understand the design methodologies for centrifugal pumps and piping;
  • Understand the various maintenance methods for centrifugal pumps and piping; and
  • Understand the application of centrifugal pumps and the various types of piping in various industries.

 

COURSE CONTENT

DAY 1

Introduction to Piping

  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • References
  • Distribution
  • Scope
  • Metrics
  • Brand names
  • Accompanying guidance
  • Specification
  • Manual organization

 

Design Strategy of Piping

  • Design analyses
  • Specifications
  • Drawings
  • Basis of design
  • Loading conditions
  • Piping layout

 

General Piping Design

  • Materials of construction
  • Design pressure
  • Sizing
  • Stress analysis
  • Flange, gaskets and bolting (fittings)
  • Materials
  • Pipe identification
  • Piping supports (fittings)
  • Testing and flushing

 

Metallic Piping Systems

  • General
  • Corrosion
  • Design pressure
  • Piping supports
  • Piping systems
  • Joining
  • Thermal expansion
  • Ductile iron
  • Carbon steel
  • Nickel and nickel alloys
  • Aluminum
  • Copper

 

Plastic Piping Systems

  • General
  • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
  • Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS)
  • Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride CPVC)
  • Polyethylene (PE)
  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF)

 

Rubber and Elastomer Piping Systems

  • General
  • Design factors
  • Sizing
  • Piping support and burial
  • Fluoroelastomer
  • Isobutylene Isoprene
  • Acrylonitrile Butadiene
  • Polychloroprene
  • Natural rubber

 

DAY 2

Fittings

  • Flexible couplings (fittings)
  • Air and vacuum relief (fittings)
  • Drains (fittings)
  • Sample ports (fittings)
  • Pressure relief devices (fittings)
  • Backflow prevention
  • Static mixers
  • Expansion joints (fittings)
  • Piping insulation
  • Heat tracing
  • Corrosion protection
  • Cathodic protection
  • Isolation joints
  • Protective coatings
  • Valve types
  • Valve sizing and selection
  • Valve schedule

 

Introduction to Pumps

  • Definition of head and related calculations
  • Definition of capacity and related calculations, flow velocity
  • Piping design:- Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

Net Positive Suction Head and Specific Speed in  Pumps

  • Types of pumps
  • Calculation of NPSH
  • Suggested remedies for NPSH, and cavitation.

 

Pump and System Characteristic Curves

  • Various types of system curves
  • Information required to plot system curve
  • The various types of pump curves for the various types of pumps.

 

Power, Efficiency and Electrical Requirements in Pumps

  • Power requirements
  • Motor selection
  • Power consumption and energy savings
  • Types of motors
  • Torque and power factor

 

Variable Speed Systems in Pumps

  • Reasons for using variable speed systems
  • Energy savings under constant and fluctuating flow demand.
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Date

Aug 15 - 16 2024

Time

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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