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B. Tech / B.E in Mechanical/ Production Engineering .
Diploma in Mechanical/ Production Engineering.
M .Tech / M.E in Mechanical/ Production Engineering.


Module 1 - Introduction


  • Introduction about process Industry and EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) industry.

  • List of Equipment’s used in Industries, their introduction, applications.

  • Relevant Codes and Standards used in Industry.


Module 2 - 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, ASM 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.


Module 3 - 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 Equipment's, (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.


Module 4 - Mechanical Design of Pressure Vessel


  • 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 equipment’s 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, Hydro test pressure stamping of Vessels.


Module 5 - Pressure Vessel/Column/Reactor Design Calculation: (ASME SEC VIII, DIV.1)


  • Maximum Allowable Stress Values ( UG-23)

  • Shell Design for Internal Pressure ( UG-16, UG-27,Appendix 1-2)

  • Dished End Design For Internal Pressure ( UG-32)

  • Shell Design for External Pressure (UG-28, UG-29,UG-30)

  • Dished End Design For External Pressure ( UG-33)

  • Hydro test Pressure/Pneumatic Test ( UG-99,UG-100)

  • Wind Load ( IS-875, Pt-3) & Seismic Load ( IS-1893, Pt-1 & 4)

  • Combined Loading Effect

  • Conical & Toriconical Section Analysis (UG-32,33, Appendix 1-5 & 1-8)

  • Weight Calculation

  • Opening ( Nozzles) ( UG-36 ~ UG-45)

  • Local Load ( WRC 107 & 297)

  • MDMT & Impact Test Enigma ( UCS-66)

  • Lifting & Tailing Lug analysis

  • Support Analysis ( Skirt, Leg, Saddle ,Lug ) & Anchor Bolt Design

  • Joint Efficiency, MAWP, MAP, SR of DE for Forming Operation

  • PWHT (UCS-56).

  • Types of Gaskets, Gasket material selection, Role of gaskets in Pressure Vessel Design.

  • Mechanical Design of Non Standard Flanges as per Appendix 2 .

  • Mechanical Design of Jacketed Vessels and Limpet Coils.


Module 6 - Fabrication of Pressure Vessels


  • Plate rolling, Plate Bending, Welding methodologies (STAW, GTAW, GMAW, SMAW) ,welding symbols , fabrication sequences , fabrication schedules, plate forming, cutting etc.

  • Hydro testing of pressure vessels, pneumatic testing of pressure vessels.

  • Painting and coating for corrosion protection, surface preparation, pickling & passivation of process equipment’s.


Module 7 - Column & Tower Internals


  • Types & Functions of Internals

  • Process aspect of these internals

  • Specialized manufacturers of internals.

  • Scope and design of the internals.


Module 8 - Design & Analysis of Heat Exchangers


  • Heat Exchanger Types , Classifications , 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.

  • Tube sheet Design: Fixed Tube sheet , Floating Tube sheet , U – Tube sheet

  • Design of tube sheet as per TEMA as per Bending and Shear Loading.

  • Limiting cases in the design of heat exchangers.

  • Testing of Heat Exchangers

  • Introduction to the following types of heat exchangers :

  1. Condensers.

  2. Evaporators.

  3. Reboilers.

  4. Plate Heat Exchangers.


Module 9 - Detail Engineering Aspects of Process Equipment’s


  • 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

  • Preparation of General Arrangement Drawings & Fabrication Drawings of Process Equipment’s.

  • Evaluation of Vendor Offers, Preparation of Technical Queries, Technical Bid Evaluation, Technical Recommendation to be given to the Client.


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