Modern Techniques for The Maintenance of Stationary & Rotating Equipment

Course Code: EM36

►Course Objective

 

  • Follow the requirements of industry inspection standards and practices
  • Identify elements of safety of pressure vessels, storage tanks and pipelines
  • Apply diagnostics and inspection procedures to pressure equipment
  • Analyze results of condition monitoring and vibration control of rotating equipment
  • Plan and manage activities related to maintenance and repair

 

 

►Target Audience

 

  • Operation, technical service and maintenance professionals
  • Technical professionals responsible for maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Professionals involved in inspection and maintenance and repair
  • Technical professionals dealing with risk assessment and integrity analysis
  • Technicians dealing with regulating and metering and other measurements

 

►Course Outline

 

Stationary Equipment - Technical Characteristics & Operational Safety

  • Above Ground Storage Tanks: Operation & Safety
  • Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers and Steam Boilers
  • Pipelines & Piping Systems: Operation & Safety
  • Pressure Relief Valves: Selection & Sizing
  • ASME BPV VIII & ASME B31.3 Standards and API Inspection Codes

Rotating Equipment - Operation, Efficiency & Safety

  • Centrifugal Pumps: Maintaining NPSH and Prevention of Cavitation
  • Reciprocating & Rotary Pumps
  • Centrifugal Compressors: Anti-surge Control and Choke Conditions
  • Reciprocating & Rotary Compressors
  • Safety Issues, Troubleshooting and Problem Solving of Rotating Equipment

Diagnostics of Equipment Failure & Root Cause Analysis

  • Material Degradation & Failures of Stationary & Rotating Equipment
  • Failure Modes, Effects and Diagnostics Analysis (FMEDA)
  • Diagnostics of Fatigue, Cracks, & Ruptures: Fitness For Service (FFS) Analysis
  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of Failures
  • Risk Management & Mitigation Technologies: ALARP Criteria

Inspection, Monitoring & Mechanical Integrity Evaluation

  • Risk Based Inspection (RBI API 580) For Stationary Pressure Equipment (NDT)
  • Pipeline Internal and External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ICDA & ECFA) Methods
  • Pigging of Complex Onshore and Offshore Pipelines
  • Rotating Machinery Condition Monitoring
  • Vibration Analysis Including Rotor Balancing, Shaft Alignment Techniques

Maintenance & Repairs Organization & Management

  • Storage Tanks: External & Internal Maintenance Techniques
  • Cathodic Protection of Pipelines and Storage Tanks
  • Coating & Thermal Protection
  • Repair Technologies
  • Summary and Conclusions
  •  The design of financial models for forecasting and decision-making


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Date & Location

Date : 19 May 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : London

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Date : 08 September 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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