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Petroleum Engineering 24 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP24P-01
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to Gas Distribution Systems
COURSE NO: P02-002
An Introduction to Gas Distribution Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to techniques and equipment for the design of gas distribution systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings. It covers pressure regulators, valves, meters, and other necessary appurtenances required for the distribution of fuel gas, natural and manufactured, from the point of delivery by the gas supplier to the points of connection with building piping.

 

Gas distribution systems consist of gas pipelines, gas reduction terminals, and gas storage facilities. Gas distribution systems are equipped with gas pressure meters, communication systems, warning systems, automatic controls, and shutoff fittings (such as shutoff valves, shutoff cocks, gate valves, and water seals) for disconnecting separate sections of the piping system or buildings during emergencies and repair work.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for mechanical and civil engineers and other design and construction professionals seeking an introduction to methods and techniques for distributing natural and manufactured gas.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the safety requirements for gas distribution systems
  • Knowing the different principles of design for high- and low-pressure distribution systems
  • Familiarizing with system layout and line location guidance
  • Understanding the how-and-why of locating distribution system valves
  • Learning how to safely install pressure regulation valves
  • Learning how to control and limit pressure in high pressure distribution systems
  • Learning how telemetering and recording gauges are employed in system management
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, "An Introduction to Gas Distribution Systems".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Intro to Gas Distribution Systems
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: Bulk Fuel Storage
COURSE NO: P04-001
An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: Bulk Fuel Storage
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance for the design of bulk fuel storage facilities, including bulk storage tanks and those components normally located within a typical bulk storage compound. These components include pipeline receiving facilities, tank truck and tank car receiving facilities, pipeline dispensing (pumping) facilities, tank truck and tank car loading facilities, and all related piping and equipment.

 

Petroleum Bulk Storage facilities are a single property or contiguous or adjacent properties used for handling fuel transfer operations. They are designed to receive, store and issue bulk petroleum fuels, such as diesel and jet fuels.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for mechanical and petroleum engineers, and other design and construction professionals seeking an introduction to bulk fuel storage facilities.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the features of bulk fuel receiving facilities
  • Understanding the important considerations for fuel dispensing
  • Learning about the different valves employed in fuel piping systems
  • Learning about tank truck and tank car off-loading facilities
  • Learning about packaged off-loading systems
  • Learning how to design fuel dispensing facilities
  • Learning about proper pump and strainer selection
  • Learning about check valve applications
  • Knowing where isolation valves are required
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, "An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: Bulk Fuel Storage".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Intro to Petroleum Fuel Facilities - Bulk Fuel Storage
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: General Design Information
COURSE NO: P04-003
An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: General Design Information
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides general information about petroleum products as a basis for the design of bulk fuel storage facilities, including bulk storage tanks and their components.

 

Bulk storage facilities generally consist of storage tanks and those components normally located within a typical bulk storage compound. These components include pipeline receiving facilities, tank truck and tank car receiving facilities, pipeline dispensing (pumping) facilities, tank truck and tank car loading facilities, and all related piping and equipment.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for mechanical and petroleum engineers, and other design and construction professionals seeking an introduction to petroleum fuel products as a basis for designing bulk fuel storage and handling facilities.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the properties of widely available petroleum fuel products
  • Understanding the importance of filtration with certain fuel products
  • Learning about the safety implications of transfer rates with certain fuels
  • Understanding the electrical design parameters for fuel handling and storage facilities
  • Knowing where special security and communications systems are recommended
  • Learning how to apply cathodic protection measures safely and fuel storage facilities
  • Understanding the importance of segregation with petroleum fuel handling systems
  • Learning about the potential hazards of electromagnetic radiation
  • Knowing where antistatic design measures are required
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, "An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: General Design Information".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Intro to Petroleum Fuel Facilities - General Design Information
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: Marine Fueling Facilities
COURSE NO: P02-003
An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: Marine Fueling Facilities
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to the selection, application and design of marine applications of petroleum fueling facilities. Design of marine fuel receiving and dispensing facilities for the purpose of receiving fuel and/or loading fuel aboard ships, barges and boats for consumption or as cargo is discussed. In many cases, the marine receiving and dispensing facilities will be combined.

 

A marine fueling facility is typically designed for small vessels and capital ships and should be able to refuel the largest ship that can dock at the station's waterfront. The facility may have the outlets located on a general purpose berthing pier, a combined cargo and fueling pier, or on a separate fueling pier, depending on the station's mission, logistics and base location.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for civil, mechanical and petroleum engineers and other design and construction professionals seeking to learn how to design safe and effective marine fueling facilities.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the functional requirements for fueling facilities at piers and wharves
  • Learning about the important design considerations for offshore mooring fueling facilities
  • Learning how to plan and design spill management systems
  • Knowing when and how to employ product recovery systems
  • Learning the proper selection and application of block-and-bleed type valves
  • Learning about ballast treatment requirements
  • Learning when to provide protective features such as bollards and canopies
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, "An Introduction to Petroleum Fuel Facilities: Marine Fueling Facilities".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Intro to Petroleum Fuel Facilities - Marine Fueling Facilities
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Gas Pipeline Hydraulics
COURSE NO: P06-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Shashi Menon, Ph.D., P.E.
Gas Pipeline Hydraulics
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course covers the steady state analysis of compressible fluid flow through pipelines. In particular, we will cover natural gas pipeline transportation including how pipelines are sized for a particular flow rate, the pressure required to transport a given volume of gas and the compression horsepower required.

 

The properties of natural gas that affect pipe flow will be reviewed first followed by the concepts of laminar and turbulent flow and Reynolds number. Frictional pressure loss and the method of calculating the friction factor using the Moody diagram and the Colebrook and AGA methods will be illustrated with examples. Several other popular flow equations, such as the Weymouth, IGT and Panhandle formulas will be introduced and explained with example problems. Increasing pipeline throughput using intermediate compressor stations as well as pipe loops will be discussed. The strength requirement of pipes, allowable operating pressure and hydrostatic test pressure will be reviewed with reference to the DOT code requirements.

 

This 6 PDH online course is intended for civil, mechanical and process engineers involved in the planning, design, and construction of gas pipelines, or seeking to gain a better understanding of the hydraulics of gas pipelines.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding gas properties including viscosity, pressure, compressibility factor and gas laws
  • Calculating the properties of a natural gas mixture
  • Calculating the compressibility factor of a gas using the Standing-Katz chart
  • Learning about friction and transmission factors used in gas pipeline pressure drop equations
  • Calculating pressure drop due to friction in a gas pipeline using the General Flow Equation
  • Calculating gas pipeline velocity and erosional velocity
  • Applying gas pipeline pressure drop equations, including Panhandle A, Panhandle B, Weymouth and the IGT equation
  • Calculating compression ratio, efficiency and horsepower for compressor stations
  • Calculating the allowable pipe pressure using design factors based on the location of the pipeline and its proximity to populated areas
  • Using compressor stations and pipeline looping to increase gas throughput
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled "Gas Pipeline Hydraulics".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Gas Pipeline Hydraulics (2.9 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics
COURSE NO: P06-002
COURSE PROVIDER: Shashi Menon, Ph.D., P.E.
Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course covers the steady state transportation of liquids in pipelines. These include water lines, refined petroleum products and crude oil pipelines.

 

Common forms of equations relating to flow versus pressure drop due to friction are introduced and applications illustrated by example problems. In a long distance pipeline the need for multiple pump stations and hydraulic pressure gradient are discussed.

 

The use of drag reduction as a means to improving pipeline throughput is explored. Batching of different products in a pipeline simultaneously, with minimum commingling, is discussed next. The internal design pressure in a pipeline and the hydrostatic test pressure for safe operation are explained with illustrative examples.

 

This 6 PDH online course is intended for civil, mechanical, pipeline and petroleum engineers involved in the planning, design, and construction of liquid pipelines, or seeking to gain a better understanding of the hydraulics of liquid pipelines.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education online PDH course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the properties of liquids
  • Calculating Reynolds Number and friction factor
  • Calculating liquid pressure drop in a pipeline using Moody Diagrams and pressure drop equations such as Miller Equation, MIT Equation and Hazen Williams
  • Understanding  the components of total pressure and how to maintain the hydraulic pressure gradient above the elevation profile
  • Understanding the effect of temperature on liquid pipeline calculations
  • Looping a pipeline to increase flow rate
  • Determining the quantity and location of pumping stations and the required horsepower
  • Plotting pump vs. system head curves
  • Evaluating pump curves, including head vs. flow rate, efficiency vs. flow rate, BHP vs. flow rate, NSPH vs. flow rate
  • Using drag reduction agents (DRA) to increase a pipeline's capacity
  • Calculating pipe wall thickness based on MAOP
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled "Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics (293 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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