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Piping Design & Detail Engineering - Certificate Program

Piping are a major asset in most process plants, and ensuring its functionality and effectiveness is a paramount operation and business requirement. Piping design engineering course for engineers and piping system designers reviews the key areas associated with the design of piping systems for oil and gas & other process facilities. The course is focused on four areas: codes and standards, pipe materials, piping components, and piping layout and design. Applicable piping codes for oil and gas facilities (ISO, B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, etc.), pipe sizing calculations, pipe installation, piping materials specification & selection are an integral part of the course. The emphasis is on proper material selection and specification of piping systems. This piping design training course will give you the international insight of the onshore piping industry to enable you to retain your talent in order to ensure sustainable career growth.   This is essential development for those who need to develop their piping design, construction, analysis and managerial skills further.

Registration begins from : March 23, 2024


90 Hrs. | 12 - 15 Weeks

Weekdays & weekend batches available


Online Session

Live & interactive sessions with industry experts


15 Modules + Project

Industry vetted curriculum designed to boost your career

Program Objective

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Apply piping system codes and standards.

  • Determine line sizing and layout of piping systems in various types of facilities.

  • Specify proper components for process and utility applications.

  • Compare alternative materials of construction.

  • Illustrate the process of steel making, pipe manufacturing and material specifications.

  • Use joining methods and inspection techniques.

  • Identify key considerations for flare and vent systems, including PSV sizing.

  • Consideration of Low Temperature, High Temperature, Internal and External

  • Pressure in Design of Component.

  • Learn to interpret flowsheets, process flow diagrams, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams etc.

Piping Design Course Agenda

Start your upskilling journey with our guided curriculum with application based learning approach.

Module 01 | Fundamental of Piping Design Engineering

  • Introduction to Process Plants.

  • Difference between Code and Standards.

  • Scope of Piping in Projects.

  • Plant Piping Systems and Transportation Pipelines.

  • Definition & Application of Pipe.

  • Difference between Pipes and Tubes.

  • ASTM Specifications of Pipes.

  • Pipe Designators 1: NPS , IPS , NB, Pipe Wall Thickness, Schedule, Rating etc.

  • Pipe Designators 2: Pipe Weights, Lengths, Grades, Ends, Joining Methods etc.

  • Piping Materials and Selection.

Module 02 | Pipe Fittings & Flanges| ASME Standards, Selection, Application & Drawing Symbols

  • Types of Fittings – Butt Weld, Screwed & Socket Weld.

  • Elbow, Pipe Bends, Branch Connections, Reducers, Stub Ends & its types.

  • Fabricated Branch Connections & Branch Reinforcements Details.

  • O-let Fittings, Coupling Pipe Fittings & its types.

  • Definition of Flange.

  • Flange -Types of Flange, Pressure & Temperature Ratings.

  • Flange Facings – Flat Face, Raised Face, RTJ, & Male - Female, Tongue & Groove.

  • Flange Face Finish types & Application.

  • Flange considerations by a Piping Engineer as per Code.

  • Gaskets – Types, Thickness, selection requirements.

  • Flange Selection Exercise.

Module 03 | Valves – ASME/API Standards, Symbols, Selection & Application

  • Piping Valves - An Introduction, Valve Functions & Pressure - Temperature Ratings.

  • Difference in Valve and flange Ratings, Valve Tag numbers, Locations & End Connections.

  • Type of Valve, Valve Symbols & its Selection.

  • Control Valve Manifold: Types, Function, Layout types & Representation.

  • Control Valve Manifold: Requirements on flow Diagrams and Layouts.

  • Valve Operator/Actuator.

  • Valve Data Sheet Preparation and Understanding.

  • Valve Trim & Layout Consideration.

Module 04 | Piping Codes & Standards

  • Introduction to ASME Pressure Piping Design Codes.

  • ASME Standards for Common Piping Elements.

  • API Codes.

  • Other Codes & Standards.

Module 05 | Piping Special Elements

  • Strainers & Filters.

  • Bellows/Expansion Joints, Rupture Disc & Spectacle Blind.

  • Blanks, Spacers & Steam Traps.

  • Flame Arrestor & Vortex Breaker.

Module 06 | Equipment's in Process Plant

  • Process Equipment’s: Reactor Tower, Exchanger Furnace, Vessel, Column etc.

  • Mechanical Equipment: Pumps, Compressors, Storage Tanks.

  • Equipment Foundations and Supports.

  • Equipment Data Sheets & Equipment sketches.

  • Equipment Nozzle Specifications.

  • Equipment Layout & Detail Drawing.

Module 07 | Piping Engineering Flow Diagram and its Concept

  • Uses of Flow Diagrams, Process & Utility Flow Diagrams.

  • Piping Symbols, Line Symbols, Valve Symbols, Piping Isometrics.

  • General Arrangement Drawings– Sections/Elevations/ Detail Drawings.

  • Plot Plan & its Procedure.

Module 08 | Piping & Instrumentation Drawings [Process Design]

  • Flow Rate, Velocity & Pipe Sizing Calculations.

  • Reynolds Number & Darcy Weisbach & Hazen William equations.

  • Laminar/Turbulent Flow.

  • Pressure Drop Calculations & NPSH Calculations & Losses in Pipe Fittings.

  • Piping & Instrumentation Diagram – P & ID [Reading & Understanding].

  • P&ID Legends.

  • Line Numbering.

  • Piping Tracing (Jacket Piping ,Steam/Electric Tracing).

  • Line Designation Table/ Line list creation from P & ID.

  • Instrument Types & Symbols – Flow, Temp, Pressure & Level.

  • Instrument Hook-up Drawing.

  • Preparation of Various Process Deliverables.

Module 09 | Piping Material Specification (PMS)/ Piping class

  • PMS and its Requirements.

  • Piping Specifications |Material Selection | P-T ratings | Valve Data | Branch table.

  • Piping Abbreviation Details.

  • PMS Application & its use by Various Departments.

Module 10 | Designing & Engineering of Piping Diagram

  • Plant Co-ordinate Systems.

  • Site Plans, Unit Plot Plan.

  • Equipment Location Drawing.

  • Foundation Location Drawing.

  • Pipe Rack Spacing.

  • Drawing Pipe in the Rack.

  • Pipe Insulation Shoes & Pipe Guides.

  • Plant Utilities.

  • Utility Stations.

  • Sewer and Under Ground Piping System.

Module 11 | ASME Engineering

  • Pipe Wall Thickness Calculations.

  • Operating & Design Pressure.

  • Operating & Design Temperature.

  • Max Allowable Operating Pressure.

Module 12 | Piping Isometrics

  • Isometric Requirements.

  • Drafting Piping Isometrics.

  • Isometric Dimensions, Notes & Callouts.

  • Isometric Offsets.

  • Print Reading Exercises.

  • Exercises on Creation of Isometrics form Piping Plans and Sections.

  • Inputs (Drawings/Documents) for piping Isometric drawings.

Module 13 | Pipe Supports

  • Classification of Supports : Primary & Secondary Support.

  • Rest, Anchor & Standard Support.

  • Special Pipe Supports (SPS): Anchors, Pipe Guides, Limit Stops & Pipe Shoe.

  • Shoe Guides / Hold Down Guides.

  • Pipe Rack Spacing.

  • Dummy Leg / Trunion.

  • Field Support / Base Support.

  • Rigid Hangers – Rod & Clevis, Trapeze.

  • Hanger Rods & Spring Rods.

  • Pick-up Supports.

  • Flexible/Spring supports – Variable & Constant.

  • Control Valve Manifold Supports.

  • Pipe Rack Design – Types, Height & Width Calculations, Pipe Arrangements.

Module 14 | Piping Spools

  • Piping Spools : Definition.

  • Types of Spool Drawings.

  • Guidelines to Prepare Spool Drawings.

  • Print Reading Exercises.

  • Exercises on Creation of Piping Spool from Piping Isometrics.

  • MTO (Material Take Off): Types & its Applications

Module 15 | Project Work

  • Project Work - 1.

  • Project Work - 2.

Who Will Benefit

College Students & Recent

Prepare for your next opportunity by pursuing process design skills from industry experts

Those Considering for Post Graduation

Strengthen your core technical skills before pursuing an MBA, M-Tech or other specialization program

Experienced & Mid-Career Professionals

Broaden your learning horizon & upskill to supercharge your career & to amplify your growth opportunities

Career Options

Piping Engineering has great scope in India & Abroad. Piping Engineering is a specialized engineering discipline that deals with the planning and layout of a robust piping system with an aim to effectively transport fluids, such as liquids and gases, from one point to the other within a process plant or a commercial building.


Owing to the fact that pipes are quite elementary to our day-to-day needs and to industries such as Oil & Gas, Energy, Construction, Manufacturing, Chemical etc., there is always a need for trained and skilled Piping Engineers who can support the design, implementation and maintenance of complex and large-scale piping systems for these industries..

Program Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering with relevant work experience from any recognized University or an equivalent degree recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with minimum 50% marks at Graduation Level.

Program Fees

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