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ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems Code and Course Package

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The ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission Distribution & Piping Systems Code & Course Package includes access to ASME’s on demand gas transmission course & the B31.8 Code.

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This self-study learning path is designed to be taken at your convenience and on your own schedule. You have 365 days to finish the courses from the time of purchase.

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ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems Overview

Overview of the scope of B31.8, including its history, the types of systems to which it applies, its organization, and the intended use of the Code

Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems

B31.8 covers the design, fabrication, installation, inspection, and testing of pipeline facilities used in the transportation of gas.

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

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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The ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems Code and Course Package includes everything needed to get started with ASME B31.8. Gain access to on demand gas transmission and distribution piping systems courses and the full B31.8 code all in one package.

ASME B31.8 is the most widely used code for the design, operation, maintenance, and repair of natural gas transportation and distribution pipelines. This course explains the present-day piping code provisions, the principal intentions of the code, and how the Code should be used.

By participating in this learning path, you will learn how to successfully:

  • Explain the contents and scope of B31.8
  • 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

For the full list of learning objectives and detailed descriptions for this learning path, please click on the links to the individual courses and the Code.

Who Should Attend? 

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

Package materials (included in your purchase)

  • Access to all course materials via ASME's Learning Hub (see individual course page(s) for specific materials included in each course)
  • Downloadable and annotatable PDF of the included ASME standard(s) via ASME's Learning Hub
Course Developer

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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