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SmartBrains Engineers & Technologist

Advanced Diploma course in

Process Plant Layout and Piping Design

SmartBrains Institute of Engineering Design & Research

Process plants, such as refineries and petrochemical plants, are complex facilities consisting of equipment, piping systems, instruments, electrical systems, electronics, computers, and control systems. The design, engineering and construction of process plants involves a multidisciplinary team effort. Plant layout and design of piping systems constitutes a major part of the design and engineering effort. The goal is to design safe and dependable processing facilities in a cost effective manner. The fact is that there are very few formal training programs that focus on design and engineering of process plants and piping systems. Therefore, most of the required skills are acquired while on the job, reducing productivity and efficiency. The objective of this course is to provide the delegates the basic knowledge and skills in this discipline to facilitate faster learning curves while on the job. This course will cover the fundamental principles and concepts used in process plant layout and piping design. Upon completion of this course the delegates will have a clear understanding of the design and engineering principles used in plant layout and piping design.


Plant layout fundamentals and work flow procedures Terminology and symbols used in plant layout Plot plans, elevations and 3-D models Fundamental principles of chemical process technology Process flow diagrams (PFDs) Equipment used in process plants Instrument symbols and abbreviations Piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) Piping design and engineering principles Terminology, symbols and abbreviations used in piping design Piping materials Piping specifications and piping codes Components of piping systems - fittings, flanges and valves Piping isometrics and bill of materials


Process & Petroleum Industry Chemical Process Industry Petrochemical Industry Pharmaceutical Industry Power Plant Long Distance LNG/LPG/CNG Piping System Irrigation Project Project & Construction Companies A Piping Engineer plays an important role from start of a project concept ,assignment of contracts for design,detailing,erection to commissioning in all sector of process, power, chemical, petrochemical and all related industries. With increasing emphasis on process industry ,power,transportation of petroleum products, natural gas, corrosive & hazardous chemicals through undergoing and long distance pipelines, the requirement of skilled Piping Engineers increasing day by day.

Advanced PG Diploma in

Process Plant Layout and Piping Design

Introduction to Process Plant Layout and Piping Design
Plant layout fundamentals Procedures and workflow Physical quantities and units

Introduction to Chemical Processing Methods

Unit operations and unit processes Process flow diagrams (PFDs) Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs) Typical equipment specifications

Fundamentals of Pipe and Pipe Fittings

Pipe dimensions and pipe representation Use of pipe data tables Pipe joining methods Pipe fittings - Elbows - Tees - Reducers - End caps Fitting dimensions and tables

Piping System Components

Basics of flanges - Flange ratings and flange types Flange data tables and their use Different types of valves and their applications Valve data tables Piping restraints - Supports, anchors and guides

Piping Materials and Material Specifications

Material properties Classification of materials Material specifications (ASTM) Common piping materials Piping specifications Material selection Material testing, inspection and QA

ASME/ASNI Codes & Standards

Introduction to B31.3 process piping codes ASME standards for Common Piping Elements. Piping specifications Material selection

Pipe Hydraulics & Sizing

Flow rate, velocity, pipe sizing calculations Reynolds number- laminar/turbulent flow Darcy weisbach & hazen William equations pressure drop calculations, NPSH calculations

Plant Layout and Plot Plans

Plant layout specifications Codes and safety considerations Development of plot plans Plot plan use by disciplines Sample plot plans and equipment arrangement drawings Layout case studies

Equipments Used in Process Plants

Process equipment - Reactors - Towers - Exchangers - Furnaces - Vessels - columns Mechanical equipment - Pumps -Compressors - storage tanks Equipment foundations and supports Equipment data sheets Equipment sketches Equipment drawings Equipment nozzle specifications Equipment foundation drawings

Piping Isometrics
Definition Piping Isometrics Drawings Isometric Dimensions, Notes & Callouts Isometric Offsets Print Reading Exercises Exercises on creation of Isometrics from Piping plans and Sections Pipe Supports Classification of Supports Anchors,Pipe Guides,Limit Stops,Pipe Shoe Dummy Leg / Trunion Field Support / Base Support Rigid Hangers Rod & Clevis, Trapeze. Flexible Hangers Variable & Constant Pipe Rack Design Types, Height & Width Calculations, Pipe Arrangements INSULATION & HEAT TRACING Insulation Preparing an Insulation Specification Data required to prepare Insulation Specification Heat Tracing

Plant Layout and Piping Layout

Equipment lists Piping line lists Piping Plan Development Preparing Piping Layout Drawings by placing instruments, valves etc Rack Piping Pipe Rack Spacing, Drawing pipe in the rack etc Drum Piping, Pump Piping Compressor Piping, Heat Exchanger Piping Column Piping

Module - II

Plant Design Management System (PDMS)

PDMS overview Various Modules Equipment Modeling Creating Equipment by using primitives Creating Equipments by using PDMS standards catalogue. Creating Obstructions Manipulation of primitives & equipments Nozzles placements & manipulations Understanding parameters & attributes DB Utility Pipe Design Pipe & Branch creations Pipe Routing & Slope piping Manipulating Piping components & Assemblies Checking Data consistency Checking & rectifying classes. Locating Supports & deciding Supports span Generating text reports like Line & Supports Lists Draft Preparing Layouts by using Draft modules Creating Views Amotion & Dimensioning ISO Draft Extracting Isometrics Preparing Isometrics for Fabrication & Erection

Module - III

Piping Stress Analysis

Introduction to Pipe Stress Analysis Need for stress analysis. Consequences of overstress. Physical Quantities and Units used in pipe stress analysis.
Principal Stresses and Failure Theories Longitudinal, Circumferential and Radial Stresses. Principal Axes and Principal Stresses. Failure Theories: - Maximum Principal Stress Failure Theory. - Maximum Shear Stress Failure Theory. Design Pressure, Design Temperature and Allowable Stress Definition of Design Pressure and Design Temperature. Basis for Allowable Stress. Allowable Stresses at hot and cold conditions, that is, Sh and Sc. Code Tables for Allowable Stresses. Loads on Piping Systems Primary and Secondary Loads. Self Limiting and Non-Self Limiting Characteristics of Loads. Sustained and Occasional Loads. Static and Dynamic Loads. Bending Stresses in Pipes. Longitudinal Stress and Torsional Stress. Code Criteria for Design. Thermal Stresses in Piping Systems Thermal Expansion / Contraction of Materials. Stresses Due to Thermal Expansion / Contraction. Thermal Fatigue and Cyclic Stress Reduction Factor. Design Criteria for Thermal Stresses: - Stress Intensification Factors (SIFs). - Allowable Stress Range for Thermal Expansion. - Calculation of Expansion Stress Range

Course Details:
Eligibility: B.E./B.Tech. Mechanical, Chemical, Petrochemical, Petroleum, Production Engineering Course Duration: 6 Months Full Time Timing: Wednesday To Sunday ( 10 AM to 3 PM) Course Fees: Rs. 55,000/ - (Rs. Fifty five thousand only) including all taxes Mode of payment: Rs 15,000 as registration fees at the time of admission by Demand draft, in favour of Smartbrains Engineers & Technologist Pvt. Ltd payable at Ghaziabad. The due payment has to be cleared by course commencement date.

Training Features:
? Intensive training with extensive practical which will make person more perfect and very comfortable with industry. ? Expert faculties with 30+ years of experience which help the participants to get real industry tips and feedback Practical oriented Training program. ? Live Engineering Project. ? Excellent training material, case studies materials. ? 100 % Placement assistance to all students. ? accommodation is available for the trainees

Placement Support:
We SmartBrainsConsultantsare also a leading Manpower Consultancy and we are catering to Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Refineries, Process, Power, Energy, Infrastructure, Construction Engineering, Cement, Metals etc SmartBrains Consultants provides career Counseling and guidance, to all our students/trainee to identify their career path for achieving success in life. Some Major Clients of Smartbrains: ? Samsung Engineering ? Valdel Engineers & Constructors Pvt. Ltd ? Cinda Engineers & Constructors Pvt. Ltd. ? Indian Oil Tanking Design & Engineering ? Lurgi India Ltd. ? Larsen & Toubro Ltd ? Doosan Babcock Engineering & Services ? ISJEC John Thompson ? Saipem Triune Engineering ? Polyplex Corporation (Hydro Power) ? UDHI India Pvt Ltd ? PL Engineering ? Tractebel Engineers & Constructors ? Worley Parsons Oman Engineering L.L.C ? Satnam Engineering ? Lahmeyer International ? WVG Engineers Consultants ? Asmetech Engineering

? Naftogaz India Pvt. Ltd. ? Nuberg Engineering ? Unitech Machines ? Technofab Engineering Ltd ? Enereff Engineers Pvt. Ltd. ? Driplex Water Engineering Ltd. ? Degremont ? Multitex Filteration ? MultiMax Engineers ? Advance Group of Companies ? Energo Group ? Desein Indure ? Quanta Process Solution Pvt. Ltd. ? A2Z Maintainence ? Global Economic Advantage ? Green Leaf Engineering Ltd. ? Dimension Engineering Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Admission Procedure:
Submit Dully filled Admission Form, along with Registration Fee DD. To, SmartBrains Engineers & Technologist Pvt. Ltd. 12 - A, Ahinsa Khand - II Indirapuram, Ghaziabad-201010 Email : Phone +91-120-4104991/94/95

Declaration: - This training program is on AUTONOMOUS basis conducted by SmartBrains. - SmartBrains has right to expel any student at any time for misbehavior, poor attendance
without refunding the fees.

- Certification will be issued only after completion of course, submission of all assignments and
passing all the examinations.

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Required andDocuments assessment of examinations

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