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ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission & Distribution Piping Systems (On Demand)

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B31.8 Gas Transmission & Distribution Piping Systems on-demand course covers ASME Code B31.8, including piping code provisions, principal intentions, & usage.

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This Self Study course is designed to be taken at your convenience and on your own schedule. You have 365 days from the time of purchase to finish the course.

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ASME B31.8 is the most widely used Code for the design, operation, maintenance, and repair of natural gas distribution and transmission pipelines. This course explains the present-day piping Code provisions, the principal intentions of the Code, and how the Code should be used. The emphasis is primarily on transmission pipelines.  
By participating in this course, you will learn how to successfully: 

  • Explain the causes and modes of pipeline failure 
  • Describe the considerations for material specifications, pipe manufacturing, and pipe joining 
  • Estimate pipeline stresses from external loadings 
  • Explain how to evaluate of pipeline defects 
  • Identify pipeline repair techniques 
  • Identify the elements of pipeline integrity 
  • Explain how code requirements address these issues 
  • Explain the differences between B31.8 and US DOT gas pipeline regulations 

Who Should Attend? 

  • Engineers
  • Code compliance personnel
  • Operation and Maintenance Personnel
  • Regulatory Personnel

Course Materials (included in purchase of course) 
Downloadable course notes via ASME’s Learning Platform 

Supplemental Course Materials (not included with course, purchase separately) 
Recommend access to ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems (purchase print or PDF online). To purchase a copy, click here

Course participants are expected to have:

  • Access to computer equipment and a reliable internet connection
  • A calculator
  • Software to display PDF files (such as Adobe Reader)

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to registrants who successfully complete the course and achieve a passing score of 75% or higher on the final exam.

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ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems Code and Course Package
ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems Overview, Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission & Distribution Piping Systems (On Demand)
Price if purchased separately: $675
You save: $230
List Price: $445
  • Introduction 
  • Materials & Equipment 
  • Welding 
  • Piping Failure Modes, Component Design, Allowable Longitudinal Stresses 
  • Calculation of Stresses, Flexibility Analysis in Above-Ground Piping 
  • Configurations of Above-Ground Piping, Supports and Anchorage 
  • Pressure Design 
  • Protection from Hazards, Construction Details 
  • Construction, Testing, Facility Design 
  • Gas Pipeline Facilities 
  • Pressure design of plastic pipe; Installation of distribution systems 
  • Operating and Maintenance Procedures 
  • Corrosion Control 
  • Offshore Gas Transmission 
  • Sour Gas Service 
  • Appendices 

Michael J. Rosenfeld, P.E.

Chief Engineer, RSI Pipeline Solutions, LLC

Michael J. Rosenfeld, P.E., is Chief Engineer and Managing Member with RSI Pipeline Solutions, LLC.

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