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Process Equipment Design & Detail Engineering - Certificate Program


Static equipment design course is designed to provide an understanding and skills in design of different process equipment's. The program is a good opportunity for participants to familiarize with practical techniques, useful criteria (including short cuts) for designing of process equipment commonly used in petrochemical and oil & gas plants. This program will provide practical aspects of the mechanical design of pressure vessels, storage tanks, thermal equipment, piping systems and fluid transport machinery. This training course will discuss the performance of these components under various operating conditions including in-depth explanation on the process of material degradation such as corrosion, erosion, fatigue and others that may lead to component failure.

Program Starting From : June 29, 2024


120 Hrs. | 12 - 15 Weeks

Weekdays & weekend batches available


Online Session

Live & interactive sessions with industry experts


09 Modules + Project

Industry vetted curriculum designed to boost your career

Program Objective

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

  • To perform mechanical design of pressurized equipment according to ASME Code.

  • Consider the best operating conditions: Integrity Operating Window and MOC.

  • Analysis of damage and degradation mechanisms that affect process equipment and piping.

  • Guidance for selecting the most appropriate inspection method based on API code guidelines.

  • Understand the safe design and operation of pressurized process equipment.

  • Follow the procedure for inspection and testing of process equipment.

  • Apply the fundamental concepts and strategies to prevent failures.

  • Use the best practices of FFS to estimate the remaining life of operating equipment.

  • Select the methods of repair and alteration of pressurized process equipment.

Static Equipment Design Course Agenda

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

Module 01 | Introduction to Process Equipments 

  • Introduction about Process Industry and EPC.

  • List of Equipment’s used in Industries, their Introduction & Applications.

  • Relevant Codes and Standards used in Industry.

Module 02 | General Concepts and Methods of Mechanical Design of Pressure Equipments

  • Pressure Equipment Design in Accordance with ASME and in Accordance with PED.

  • Stress Strain Diagrams & Material Selection for Different Temperature & Service.

  • Design Methods: DBF, DBA and Design by Experiment.

  • Loads and Stresses: Elements of Stress Analysis, Stress Categorization.

  • Load Conditions & Failure Modes.

Module 03 | ASME Codes and its Relation to Pressure Vessel Design

  • Introduction to Engineering Standards used in Design of Process Equipment's.

  • ASME Sec. VIII Div.1 & 2 [Latest Issue], TEMA , API 650 etc.

  • Conditions/Clauses Governing Pressure Vessel Design under ASME Sec VIII Div. 1.

Module 04 | Mechanical Design of Pressure Vessels

  • Design and Analysis of Pressure Vessels & Component (ASME Section VIII Division 1).

  • Design of Pressure Vessel for Internal & External Pressure.

  • Design of Cylindrical Vessels & types of Dishend.

  • Design of Jacketed Vessels, Limpet Coils, Horizontal Equipments 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 & Welding Symbols.

  • Role of MAP, MAWP, Design Pressure & Design Temperatures.

  • Allowable Stresses, Corrosion Allowance and Loadings as per ASME in PV Design.

  • Impact Testing, PWHT along with Heating Rates and Cooling Rates.

  • Hydro Test Pressure & Stamping of Vessels.

Module 05 | 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 & Tori-conical 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.

Module 06 | Fabrication of Pressure Vessels

  • Plate rolling, Plate Bending, Welding Methodologies (STAW, GTAW, GMAW, SMAW).

  • Fabrication Sequences , Fabrication Schedules, Plate Forming, Cutting etc.

  • Testing of Pressure Vessel, Painting and Coating for Corrosion Protection.

Module 07 | Column & Tower Internals

  • Types & Functions of Internals.

  • Process aspect of these Internals.

  • Specialized manufacturers of Internals.

  • Scope and design of the Internals.

Module 08 | Mechanical Design & Analysis of Heat Exchangers

  • Heat Exchanger types , Classifications & TEMA Standard.

  • 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 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.

  • Types of Heat Exchanger : Condensers | Evaporators | Reboilers | Plate Heat Exchangers.

Module 09 | Detail Engineering Aspects of Process Equipment’s

  • Understanding the Basic Engineering Package.

  • Tender requirements of Clients & Engineering Design Basis.

  • Preparation of Technical Specifications: Process Data Sheets and Mechanical Data Sheets.

  • Data Exchange between Process and Mechanical to prepare the Technical Specification.

  • Understanding the Scope of Supply between Mechanical, Civil & Process.

  • Enquiry Stage Design , Drawings and Other Relevant Calculations.

  • Preparation of GAD & 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.

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

Static engineers generally deal with the engineering activities involved (preparation of requisitions, specifications, mechanical datasheet, preliminary drawings, issue inquiry, raise technical query, prepare technical bid evaluation, review vendor documents etc.) for static equipment's mainly are vessels, storage tanks, columns, exchangers, stacks etc.


Static equipment's plays a major role in process plants & it carries a huge investments. So the engineers with good technical expertise in design of static equipment's are in high demand & have good opportunity in India & abroad.

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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