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Piping Systems: Part 1 - Introduction to Design Strategy, Pipe Loads and Materials



Webinar Title: Piping Systems: Part 1 - Introduction to Design Strategy, Pipe Loads and Materials
Webinar No: M04-204W
PDH Credit: 4
Presenter: Aleksandr Treyger, P.E.
Time: From 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM ET
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Piping Systems: Part 1 - Introduction to Design Strategy, Pipe Loads and Materials
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH live webinar will present guidance for the design of liquid process piping systems which use pipe and appurtenances to transport fluids. The design of component parts and assemblies of liquid process piping systems is a huge and important industry that employs thousands of engineers and technicians.


This webinar will discuss the initial and subsequent stages when the design team needs to initiate design analysis, prepare drawings and specifications, and determine piping layout. This webinar will also explore Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s) as well as Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s) which schematically illustrate the functional relationship of piping, instrumentation and system equipment components.


Other high level design issues will also be discussed including design codes and standards, environmental factors, loading conditions, materials of construction, design pressure, sizing, stress analysis, supports, coatings and testing procedures.


This webinar constitutes Part 1 of a four-part Piping systems series. While it is recommended that you take all four parts consecutively, you can still sign up for Part 1 only, as each of the four parts were structured to stand alone. For your convenience, we have provided a brief description for each of the remaining parts to help you decide which parts you wish to sign up for:

  • Part 2 presents general piping design, discusses non-ferrous piping and corrosion in piping, and introduces valves
  • Part 3 presents information about valve types, explores the selection and sizing of equipment used in piping systems, discusses corrosion protection and coatings of piping as well as design, construction and maintenance of natural gas pipelines
  • Part 4 presents pipeline construction procedures, discusses plumbing systems as well as industrial, commercial and institutional boilers


This 4 PDH webinar is intended for civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about the initial stages of piping design
  • Familiarizing with piping design codes/standards, environmental requirements, and other parameters of design
  • Learning about Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s)
  • Understanding Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s)
  • Discussing loading conditions including sustained loads and occasional loads
  • Understanding materials selection as an optimization process
  • Discussing design pressure, sizing, stress analysis, supports and other design issues on a high level
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