Advanced ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code

Quick Facts for this Event
Date: Oct 24 - 25, 2018
Length: 2 days (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)
Location: Calgary, AB
Delivery Method: Classroom Training
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Certificate Issued Upon Completion
Fee: $ 1,695 CAD
 
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Course Description
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.

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 is an internationally recognized authority in piping design. Now employed by Becht Engineering, Don had been with Solutia, Inc. and Monsanto Company for 34 years; working on a wide range of activities including piping and mechanical design, project engineering, and engineering standards. Don's principal specialty is piping design, including design of complex piping systems, piping flexibility analysis, selection of piping components including valves, development of piping standards and specifications, and developing and teaching numerous piping seminars and workshops. He is an ASME Fellow and is active on various ASME standards committees. He is a member and past Chair of the ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code committee, a member and past Chair of the B31 Standards Committee, which oversees all B31 Piping Code committees, member of the B16 Standards Committee, past member of the Council on Standards and Certification, which oversees ASME's codes and standards development, and a past member of the ASME Board of Governors. Don has received a number of awards, including the ASME Melvin R. Green Codes and Standards Medal, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of documents used in ASME programs of technical codification, standardization and certification, as well as the ASME B31 Forever Medal for Excellence in Piping. Don graduated with a B.S.M.E. from Kansas State University and has a master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.

Training Venue

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