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MMS 155 - Introduction to Plant Piping and Valves

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MMS 155 24 April 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 155 19 June 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 155 14 August 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 155 09 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MMS 155 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

World wide public opinion is increasing the pressure to protect the environment. Operating companies throughout the world are becoming more aware of the expenses and penalties for spills of chemicals, petroleum products, etc.

These operating companies are turning their attention to plant piping and associated valves  to assure that they are being properly constructed, maintained, inspected, repaired and operated.

This comprehensive course providing vital technical information that can be immediately applied to manage, evaluate and correct problems of plant piping and associated valves including pressure relief and safety valves.


Course Objectives

  • Discussing piping codes and standards
  • Discussing types of flanges and classes
  • Understanding reasons of inspection
  • Exploring valve classifications
  • Understanding purpose and function of valves 

Course Overview

  • Information on API standard requirements, procedures, materials and maintenance.
  • Plant piping and associted valves  testing, inspection and construction
  • Advanced technology survey of site assessment and corrective action procedures
  • Good practices for constructing and maintaining piping to meet operating standards and practices.

Who Should Attend?

  • Operation & Production  Engineers / Managers 
  • Project Engineers
  • Construction / Maintenance / Inspection Engineers
  • Technical Services Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • Site Engineers
  • Terminal Operators
  • Facilities Engineering Staff

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Pipe Code History and Basic Philosophy
  • Introduction to piping
  • Piping codes and standards
  • Scope of B 31.3 
  • Some Important Definitions
  • Diagram Illustrating Application of B31.3 Piping at Equipment
  • Design  (Conditions and Criteria)
  • Small Quiz

Day 2

  • Design   (Pressure Design of piping components)
  • Thermal Insulation of Piping
  • Piping Supports
  • Piping Systems
  • Fabrication and Installation of piping
  • Types of flanges and classes
  • Small Quiz 

Day 3

  • Piping Failure and their causes
  • Reasons of Inspection
  • Inspection for Deterioration in Piping
  • Corrosion monitoring of process piping
  • Safety Precautions and Preparatory Work
  • Small Quiz

Day 4

  • History of valves
  • Definition of valves
  • Valve classifications
  • Types of valves
  • Purpose and function of valves 
  • Valve Safety & Trouble shooting
  • Small Quiz

Day 5

  • Introduction of  Pressure Relief Valves
  • Types of PRVs and Operation
  • Valves selection & Specification Requirement
  • References for codes and standards
  • Inspection, Testing and Repair of Relief Valves
  • Setting of valve to required pop pressure
  • Small Quiz