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Process Piping - Ancillary Equipment

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1 hour
30 USD
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Course description

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In Process Piping - Ancillary Equipment , you'll learn ...

  • Types of flexible couplings used for metallic and non-metallic piping systems
  • Types of air relief and vacuum relief valves, along with typical applications
  • How rupture discs are used to protect process piping systems
  • Considerations for selecting and installing static mixers
  • The differences between slip-type, ball and bellows expansion joints


Credit: 1 PDH

Length: 14 pages

This 1-hour online course addresses ancillary equipment, which plays a vital role in process piping systems. These appurtenances enhance the operation, maintenance, and safety of process piping. The course covers couplings, air release valves, drains, sample ports, pressure relief valves, rupture disks, backflow preventers and expansion joints.

This course is relevant to Civil, Process, Environmental, Sanitary, and Mechanical Engineers who are interested in learning more about process piping systems.

The course includes charts, diagrams, and illustrations of relevant information. Note that the course provides a few “rule-of-thumb” recommendations that may differ in your particular industry. A qualified piping engineer should be consulted before attempting to apply any information in this course to a particular project or application.

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Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 10 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Training content

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understand the need for proper selection of ancillary devices in piping systems.
  • Make decisions about the appropriate locations of ancillary devices in piping systems.
  • Understand the mechanical operation of these devices
  • Selecting the appropriate devices, material options, and the proper sizing of them.


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