Advanced ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code

Course Overview
This two-day course will cover advanced topics related to the ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code. The sessions emphasize the piping flexibility analysis process, including practice application of simplified methods and illustration of computer analysis methods. This course also covers requirements for nonmetallic, Category M fluid service and high pressure piping, as well as in-service inspection to API 570 and a comparison to ASME B31.1 Power Piping requirements. Participants are requested to bring a calculator to the course, and are encouraged to bring a copy of the code (not included in course fees).

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.

All scheduled event(s) for this short course:
1-Nov-17 Calgary (2 days) $ 1,695 CAD
18-Apr-18 Calgary (2 days) $ 1,695 CAD
24-Oct-18 Calgary (2 days) $ 1,695 CAD
Course Syllabus
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Course Outline
  • Introduction to Flexibility Analysis
  • Layout and Support
  • Flexibility
  • Reactions
  • Designing with Expansion Joints
  • Nonmetallic Piping Systems
  • Category M Fluid Service
  • High Pressure Piping
  • High Purity Piping
  • In-Service Piping - Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Rerating
  • What's Different in B31.1
  • Underground Piping

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Instructor

Don Frikken has worked in the process industry for 35 years; working on a wide range of activities including piping and mechanical design, project engineering, and development of engineering standards, specializing in piping design. Don is a member of several ASME committees and is past Chair of the ASME B31.3.

Training Venue

To avoid potential course disruptions caused by the attendance of unconfirmed registrants, the training venue address will ONLY be provided to registrants upon receipt of payment (via an email confirmation note).

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October 30, 2015, Mechanical Design Engineer, Calgary
Very good course on flexibility analysis.