In Collabaration with
Karnataka Government Centre  for Continuing Technical Education in Karnataka (CCTEK), Mangalore.
   Monday - Saturday, 9.30 am to 06.30 pm

Only AVEVA authorised consultants organisation involved in detail Engineering & Training

P G Diploma in Process Equipment Designing

Process Equipment & Pressure Vessel Technology

  • Introduction about process Industry and EPC (Engineering , Procurement , Construction ) industry .  
  • List of Equipments used in Industries, their introduction, applications Indian process plants, fabricators, engineering companies, LSTK Contractors and Detail Engineering consultants .

Material Technology related to Pressure Vessel Design and Engineering

  • Basics on Material Technology related to Pressure Vessel Design 
  • Stress strain Diagrams, Types of Materials, Commonly used carbon steels, Stainless steels, Low and High alloy steels, ASME Code properties for different materials and Engineering properties related to materials.
  • Factors governing choice of materials, criteria for material selection for process equipment
  • Materials for Different temperature requirements (High and Low Temperature), NACE requirements, Hydrogen Requirements, Petrochemical Requirements, Sour gas service requirements,cryogenic services .
  • Types of Gaskets , Gasket material selection , Role of gaskets in Pressure Vessel Design .

ASME Codes and its relation to Pressure Vessel Design

  • Introduction of Various Standards of Different Consulting and Engineering Companies. 
  • Codes related to Pressure Vessels & Process Equipments, (ASME Sec.VIII Div.1, Latest issue, ASME Sec II, TEMA and API 650 etc.) 
  • Code philosophy understanding requirements of codes.- ie conditions/clauses governing pressure vessel design under ASME Sec VIII Div 1. 
  • Pressure vessel categories & code rules for design of Pressure Vessel Design.

Mechanical Design of Pressure Vessels

  • Design and Analysis of Pressure Vessels & Component & Coded Design of Pressure Vessels (ASME Section VIII Division 1).
  • Internal and External Pressure Design , Design of cylindrical vessels, various types of dished heads, flat heads,
  • Design of Jacketed vessels, Limpet Coils, Horizontal equipments with saddle support.
  • Various Types of Supports & Attachments: Leg, Skirt, Bracket Supports,
  • Lifting attachments , Design of Anchor Bolts , Safe Loads for Ropes and Chains.
  • Nozzle openings and reinforcements,Nozzle Local Load Analysis .
  • Welded joints, Butt welded joints of unequal Thicknesses, Application of Welding Symbols.
  • Role of MAP, MAWP, Design Pressure, Design Temperatures, Allowable Stresses, Corrosion Allowance and Loadings as per ASME in Pressure Vessel Design.  
  • Impact Testing, PWHT along with heating rates and cooling rates, Hydrotest pressure, Stamping of Vessels.
  • Fabrication of Pressure Vessels:
  • Plate rolling, Plate Bending, Welding methodologies (STAW, GTAW, GMAW, SMAW) , welding symbols , fabrication sequences , fabrication schedules, plate forming, cutting etc.
  • Hydrotesting of pressure vessels, pneumatic testing of pressure vessels.
  • Painting and coating for corrosion protection, surface preparation, pickling & passivation of process equipments.

Column & Tower Internals (Hours : 10)

  • Types of Internals
  • Functions of  Internals
  • Process  aspect of these internals
  • Specialized manufacturers of internals.
  • Scope and design of the internals.

Design & Analysis of Heat Exchangers(Hours :40)

  • Heat Exchanger Types , Classifiactions , TEMA types, classifications
  • Design of Shell ,Channel, Shell Bonnet , Channel Cover , Selection of Girth Flanges.         
  • Limitations in the use of heat exchangers.
  • Components of Heat Exchangers
  • Design aspects in the design of Heat Exchangers .
  • Tubesheet Design: Fixed Tubesheet , Floating Tubesheet , U – Tubesheet
  • Design of tubesheet as per TEMA as per Bending and Shear Loading.
  • Limiting cases in the design of heat exchangers.
  • Testing of Heat ExchangersIntroduction to the following types of heat  exchangers :
  • Condenser
  • Evaporators
  • Reboilers
  • Plate Heat Exchangers

Detailing Engineering Aspects of Process Equipements (Hours :30)

  • Understanding the BASIC ENGINEERING PACKAGE , Tender requirements of Clients , Engineering Design Basis , Understanding the Client and Project requirements , Issues co agreed between  client and the Consultant. 
  • Preparation of Technical Specifications : Process Data Sheets and Mechanical Data Sheets. 
  • Information flow between Process and Mechanical and other relevant data required  to prepare the Technical Specification. 
  • Understanding the scope of supply between mechanical,Civil & process.
  • Enquiry Stage design , drawings and other relevant calculations
  • Floating of enquiries to vendors and use of SAP system for proper Documentation .
  • Evaluaton of Vendor Offers , Preparation of Technical Queries , Technical Bid Evaluation , Technical Recommendation to be given to the Client.