Topic outline

  • Dynamic Simulation for Pipeline Slug Calculations

    This course covers systematic techniques on dynamic simulation for pipeline slug calculations for managers, engineers, process engineers marketing staff and manufacturer’s representatives as well as those who are involved in sales and services to the natural gas industry
    • Training Methodology & Objectives

      Training Methodology

      This Trainee-centered course includes the following training methodologies:-

      • Talking presentation Slides (PPT with audio)
      • Simulation & Animation
      • Exercises
      • Videos
      • Case Studies
      • Gamification (learning through games)
      • Quizzes, Pre-test & Post-test

      Course Objectives

      After completing the course, the employee will:-

      Apply and gain an in-depth knowledge on dynamic simulation for pipeline slug calculations Discuss piping engineering, piping design, surge pressure, piping system and corrosion resistance
      Recognize material toughness, pipe fittings, welding outlet fitting and typical flange assembly Identify the various types of flange attachment, flange facing types, flange rating class, head loss and hydraulic design
      Explain piping considerations, suction and discharge side, NPSH calculation and causes of pipe strain Recognize correct and incorrect pipe systems including piping codes and pipeline transportation systems for liquid hydrocarbons and other liquids
      Identify refrigeration piping, heat transfer components, gas transmission and distribution piping systems Manage gas pipelines system integrity and recognize slurry transportation piping systems
      Apply material selection division of the codes, aboveground codes and codes for buried materials Recognize buried piping requirements and carryout testing of buried pipe, rules for testing and examination and inspection in aboveground codes
      Employ leak testing, precautions in hydrostatic test, requirements for procedures qualification and operation and maintenance procedures Carryout condition assessment as well as basis for determining extent of assessment and re-inspection interval
      Determine desuperheater supply piping failure, brittle fracture, construction welding and assembly and welding processes Discuss standard welding symbols and illustrate destructive testing, hot tapping, fabrication, hydro testing and pigging
      Discuss pipeline engineering studies using dynamic simulation, setup the model and apply test facility, instrumentation and data processing
      • Course Description

        This E-Learning course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and up-to-date overview of dynamic simulation for pipeline slug calculations. It covers the piping engineering, piping design, surge pressure, piping system and corrosion resistance; the material toughness, pipe fittings, welding outlet fitting and typical flange assembly; the various types of flange attachment, flange facing types, flange rating class, head loss and hydraulic design; the piping considerations, suction and discharge side, NPSH calculation and causes of pipe strain; and the correct and incorrect pipe systems including piping codes and pipeline transportation systems for liquid hydrocarbons and other liquids
        Further, the course will also discuss the refrigeration piping, heat transfer components, gas transmission and distribution piping systems; managing gas pipelines system integrity; the slurry transportation piping systems; the material selection division of the codes, aboveground codes and codes for buried materials; the buried piping requirements and testing of buried pipe; the rules for testing and examination and inspection in aboveground codes; and the leak testing, precautions in hydrostatic test, requirements for procedures qualification and operation and maintenance procedures
        During this course, participants will learn the condition assessment; the basis for determining extent of assessment and re-inspection interval; the desuperheater supply piping failure, brittle fracture, construction welding and assembly and welding processes; the standard welding symbols; the destructive testing, hot tapping, fabrication, hydro testing and pigging; the pipeline engineering studies using dynamic simulation; setting up the model; and the test facility, instrumentation and data processing
        • Module 1 - General Piping Engineering

          Contents:
            • Piping Design
            • Existing Systems
            • New Systems
            • What is Surge Pressure?
            • Controlling Surge Pressures
            • Piping System
            • ASME B31.3
            • Scope of ASME B31.3
            • Strength
            • Corrosion Resistance
            • Piping System Corrosion
            • Material Toughness
            • Pipe Fittings
            • Elbow and Return
            • Tee
            • Reducer
            • Welding Outlet Fitting
            • Typical Flange Assembly
            • Types of Flange Attachment and Facing
            • Flange Facing Types
            • Gaskets
            • Flange Rating Class
            • Material Specification List
            • Pressure – Temperature Ratings
            • Head Loss and Hydraulic Design
            • Video: Fluid Animation
            • Module Quiz
          • Module 2 - Piping Considerations

            Contents:
              • Video: NPSH Definition, Misconceptions, and Errors
              • Piping Codes
              • Organizations for Piping Codes
              • ASME Codes
              • B31.1 - Power Piping
              • B31.4, Pipeline Transportation Systems for Liquid Hydrocarbons and Other Liquids
              • B31.5, Refrigeration Piping and Heat Transfer Components
              • B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems
              • B31.8S - Managing System Integrity of Gas Pipelines
              • B31.9 - Building Services Piping
              • B31.11 - Slurry Transportation Piping Systems
              • Module Quiz
            • Module 3 - Material Selection

              Contents:
                • Materials
                • Division of the Codes
                • Materials Aboveground
                • Aboveground Codes
                • New Material Addition
                • Codes for Buried Materials
                • Non-metallic Materials
                • Non-Metallic Materials (Specific Requirements)
                • Inspection, Examination, & Testing
                • Buried Piping Requirements
                • Testing of Buried Pipe
                • Rules for Testing
                • Examination Requirements by Code for Buried Pipelines
                • Test Requirements When Operating Pressure Produces
                • Examination and Inspection in Aboveground Codes
                • Code B31.3 Required Examination
                • Video: ASME B31.3
                • Leak Testing
                • Precautions in Hydrostatic Test
                • Design
                • Allowable Stresses
                • Welding (Fabrication)
                • Requirements for Procedure Qualification
                • Special Considerations for Pipelines (Categories)
                • Condition Assessment
                • O&M Procedures 
                • Records 
                • Desuperheater Supply Piping Failure
                • Fracture
                • Brittle Fracture
                • Module Quiz
              • Module 4 - Construction Welding and Assembly

                Contents:
                  • Welding Processes
                  • Welding Basics
                  • Welding Positions
                  • SMAW Welding Basics
                  • Welding Procedure
                  • Standard Welding Symbols
                  • Welding Symbols
                  • Destructive Testing
                  • Video: Charpy Impact Test
                  • Module Quiz
                • Module 5 - Hot Tapping

                  Contents:
                    • Factors, Which Govern Standard, Hot Tapping
                    • Hot Tap Configuration
                    • Hot Tap Fittings
                    • Rules of Thumb
                    • Fabrication
                    • Hot Tap Fittings
                    • In-Service Welding for Hot Taps
                    • Welding Sequence of Split Tee Fitting (Split Sleeves)
                    • Pressure Testing of a Hot Tap Fitting or Split Tee
                    • Video: Hot Tapping Gas Pipelines
                    • Module Quiz
                  • Module 6 - Pipeline Engineering Studies Using Dynamic Simulation

                    Contents:
                      • Setting Up The Model
                      • Going to Dynamics
                      • Pigging
                      • Video: What is Pigging?
                      • Module Quiz
                    • Module 7 - Horizontal Slug Flow in a Large-Size Pipeline: Experimentation and Modeling

                      Contents:
                        • Video: Slugging
                        • Introduction
                        • Nomenclature
                        • Test Facility, Instrumentation and Data Processing
                        • Results
                        • Gas-Water Mixtures
                        • Gas-Oil Mixtures
                        • Conclusions
                        • Module Quiz
                      • Post-Test

                        Kindly complete the post-test to assess your knowledge about the topic after the course.