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ASME B31.3 Process Piping

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

ASME B31.3 Process Piping

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02 - 06 Sep 2024 Online $3,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will focus on learning the ASME B31.3 for Pressure process piping for the design, materials examination, testing and nonmetallic piping. This online training course further provides an introduction to the different parts of the ASME B31.3 Standard and will cover all requirements for safe design, construction, inspection, testing, operation and maintenance of liquid pipeline systems. 

The ASME B31.3 Code focuses on the requirements for process piping related to the design, construction, fabrication, inspection, examination in a safe and economical piping system.

This online training course will feature:

  • Design Considerations & Criteria
  • Pressure Design of piping Components
  • Fluid service requirements for piping components
  • Flexibility & Support
  • General requirements of materials
  • Fabrication, Assembly, and Erection of piping system
  • Inspection, Examination, and Testing of piping system
  • Nonmetallic Piping and Piping Lined with Nonmetals
  • Piping for Category of Fluid Services

What are the Goals?

  • The aim of this comprehensive online training course is to provide the delegates with enough knowledge and skills about process piping related ASME B31.3
  • Identify the design of piping flanges and blanket
  • Welding and Brazing Qualification, procedures Specifications
  • Explain the Fabrication, Assembly, and Erection and identify the required inspection and testing Define hydrostatic pressure and hydrostatic-pneumatic tests
  • Receive the enough information about the Fluid Service Requirements for Materials
  • Explain of nonmetallic piping design, Fluid Service Requirements, inspection and testing
  • Employ pre and post weld heat treatment and identify the Charpy impact testing

Who is this Training Course for?

This online training course is designed for those professionals who need an understanding of the requirements for compliance and the trends of Code changes for piping design and analysis, fabrication, examination, and testing.

This online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • QA/QC inspectors
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Inspection & testing professionals
  • Fabrication Engineers
  • QA/QC reliability professionals for oil and gas (Petrochemical and Refining) operations
  • Fresh graduates, piping engineers and designers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location.

Daily Agenda

Day One

  • Introduction and history of ASME codes
  • Scope and Definitions
  • Content, Coverage and Exclusions
  • Design include Design Pressure, Design Temperature
  • Listed Components Unlisted Components
  • Allowances for Pressure and Temperature Variations
  • Allowable Stresses and Other Stress Limits
  • Bases for Design Stresses
  • Casting Quality Factor, Ec and Weld Joint Quality Factor, Ej
  • Pressure design of components
  • Branch Connections
  • Pressure Design of Flanges and Blanks
  • Fluid service requirements for piping components and piping joints

 Day Two 

  • Flexibility and support
  • Chapter iii materials
  • Listed Materials, Unlisted Materials. Unknown Materials. Reclaimed Materials.
  • Lower Temperature Limits
  • Impact Testing Methods and Acceptance Criteria
  • Fluid Service Requirements for Materials
  • Chapter IV Standards for Piping Components
  • Chapter V Fabrication, Assembly, and Erection
  • Welding and Brazing Qualification, procedures Specifications.
  • Preheating
  • Heat treatment requirements
  • Bending and forming
  • Assembly and erection

Day Three

  • Chapter VI Inspection, Examination, and Testing
  • Responsibility and qualifications for Inspection and examination
  • Extent of Required Examination
  • Radiographic and Ultrasonic Examination
  • Testing Required Leak Test
  • Hydrostatic Leak Test
  • Pneumatic Leak Test
  • Hydrostatic-Pneumatic Leak Test

Day Four

  • Chapter VII Nonmetallic Piping and Piping Lined with Nonmetals
  • Pressure design of piping components
  • Fluid service requirements for nonmetallic materials
  • Materials general requirements
  • Fabrication, assembly, and erection
  • Inspection, examination, and testing
  • Chapter viii piping for category M Fluid Service

 Day Five

  • Chapter IX High Pressure Piping
  • Chapter X High Purity Piping
  • Review codes appendix
  • Review of codes tables


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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