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Static Equipment

5 days EMT/MATEQ1-E
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Engineers, supervisors, technical staff from many departments: process, maintenance, operation, mechanical, inspection, HSE, Instrumentation, Electrical, …
Purpose
  • This course provides in-depth knowledge related to static equipment technology.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to:
  • provide a clear understanding of Static Equipment installed in process plants,
  • describe the operating principle of these types of equipment,
  • give main applications of each type and highlight the main selection criteria,
  • list the common maintenance practices, and reliability criteria.
Prerequisite
  • No prerequisites for this course.
Ways and means
  • Sharing of participants’ best practices.
  • Applications and case studies.
  • Visit of running plant or workshop if available.
  • Demo on a process dynamic simulator (PID Loop).

PIPING - FLANGES 1 day
  • Different types of piping equipment: pipes, flanges & gaskets, valves, steam traps, bellows, safety valves, rupture discs, …
  • Piping codes and standards. Piping classes. Criteria for selection and installation. Use and Technology.
  • Pressure resistance: PN, series, impact of temperature. Symbols and equipment representation on PID’s. Insulation.
  • Main risks in case of failure, common problems. Corrective and preventive maintenance.
VESSELS & STORAGE TANKS 1 day
  • Vessels: technology of separator drums; technology and internals of distillation columns & reactors.
  • Storage Tanks: Different types (atmospheric, Pressurized, cryogenic, …).
  • Design, technology. Main safety and operating equipment. Reliability criteria.
METALLURGY OF FERROUS & NON FERROUS MATERIAL USED IN PROCESS INDUSTRIES 0.75 day
  • Overview of materials & steel structure. Effect of alloying elements.
  • Structure of steels and alloys. Behavior during operating conditions. Behavior to the pressure and depression of the equipment.
  • Calculation conditions. Various types of corrosion mechanisms. Prevention: material selection, design, coatings, …
THERMAL EQUIPMENT 1.25 days
  • TEMA standard heat exchangers. Thermal performance: fluid flow distribution, geometrical characteristics and technological constraints.
  • Other types of heat exchanger: tubular or plate type, air coolers and condensers. Performance follow-up: influence of fouling.
  • Different types of furnaces and their characteristics.
  • Boiler technology. Operating conditions.
  • Efficiency of heat recovery: estimation rule. Parameters influencing heater efficiency.
  • Construction of heat exchange areas and refractory materials.
  • Air and flue gas circulation: natural and forced draft.
  • Burner technology: fuel and air supply and mixture. Low NOx and ultra-low NOx burners technology.
INSTRUMENTATION 1 day
  • Sensors, transmitters, control valves. Instrument tags and symbolization on P&ID drawings. ISA standard.
  • Distributed Control System: Architecture, characteristics and functionalities. Systems operation: control, graphics, alarming, trends, etc.
  • Safety Instrumented Systems. Applications & exercises.
  • Process identification. Control strategies: split-range, cascade, feed forward, multivariable. Tuning of a PID controller.
  • Non-linearity of process; controller operating point. Application: loop tuning demo on a process dynamic simulator.
2017 course calendar
Language Dates Location Tuition Register
Jun 12 - 16 Martigues €2,560 Online By email