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ASME B 31.3 - Process Piping (Design, Construction & Mechanical Integrity)

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22-Jan-2024 05 Days Online -----------------------

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ASME B 31.3 - Process Piping (Design, Construction & Mechanical Integrity)


This 5 days specialized training program provides a comprehensive coverage of ASME B 31.3 – Process Piping Code requirements for the design, construction & integrity of process piping systems. The course includes the new requirements of the new edition of ASME B 31.3 – 2016. The course is designed to facilitate participants into becoming a complete ASME code professional and apply the in the design, analysis, fabrication, erection and testing of process piping systems.

Course Objective

  • Have a very good background on the scope & definition of ASME B31.3, process piping design, construction & mechanical integrity

  • Understand metallic pipe and fitting selection including its system failure, bases for selection and method requirements

  • Identify the strengths of materials including its requirements and be able to identify the bases for design stresses

  • Determine the components of pressure design and be able to know the concepts of weld joint strength factor and design pressure & temperature

  • Know the process of valve selection and be able to list the requirements needed for the selection process

  • Become familiar with the design of flanged joints and be able to describe its features & functions

  • Introduce flexibility & flexibility analysis and able to explain the general considerations for the layout and support of pipes‚ Learn the various types and designs of expansion joints and be able to describe their components and use

  • Understand the fabrication and installation methods of piping and be able to list the requirements and guidelines needed in the inspection, examination and testing of pipes

  • Heighten awareness with the concept of instrument piping and pressure relieving systems and learn how these systems can be designed.

  • Know the design, fabrication, installation, inspection,  examination and testing methods for nonmetallic piping  systems, category M Fluid service & high pressure piping

  • Review the concept of API 570 including its inspection, repair, alteration and rerating of in-service piping


  • In-depth course content for easy understanding.

  • Blended Learning: Online contact with faculty.

  • Accessibility to Course Faculty & Counseling Services.

  • Job oriented training program.

  • Student will be job ready, after the course.

  • Student will acquire skills and knowledge similar to working professional.


  • Introduction

  • Metallic Pipe and Fitting Selection

  • Overview of ASME B 16.5 Flange Requirements

  • Materials

  • Pressure Design

  • Valves Selection

  • Flanged Joints

  • Introduction to Flexibility Analysis

  • Layout & Support

  • Flexibility

  • Reactions

  • Flexibility Analysis

  • Designing with Expansion Joints

  • Fabrication & Installation

  • Inspection, Examination, Testing

  • Instrument Piping & Pressure Relieving Systems

  • Non metallic Piping Systems

  • Category M Fluid Service

  • High Pressure Piping

  • API -570- Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Rerating of In – Service Piping Systems

  • Summary, Open Forum, Closure