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PD401- The Layout of Piping Systems and Process Equipment

PD401- The Layout of Piping Systems and Process Equipment

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This course will familiarize participants with all aspects of piping systems.

You Will Learn

  • Layout, design procedures and practices involved in the location of equipment and layout of piping systems
  • The procedures involved in the layout and piping up of a typical process unit containing pumps, exchangers, horizontal drums, and vertical towers
  • The consequence of related disciplines (civil, structural, electrical, instrumentation, etc.) in piping design and layout
  • Maintenance and accessibility requirements of piping and related disciplines
  • Thermal expansion and piping layout
  • Pipe support requirements
  • Latest CAD Techniques used in piping layout

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Who Should Attend
Engineers and designers entering the plant design field; Piping fabricators, contractors and suppliers; Piping design and analysis personnel

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  • Course Type: Public Course
  • Course Number: PD401
  • Language: English
Final invoices will include applicable sales and use tax.


Bob Wilson is an Engineering Consultant with TWD Technologies in Burlington, Ontario, Canada and former Engineering Professor at Sheridan College. He is a member of the B31.1 Power Piping Section Sub Group on Design. Mr. Wilson has taught piping design and engineering courses for 30 years. He has been involved with the design, analysis, layout and support of piping systems since 1963, with petrochemical, power, steel, mining & processing companies in North America and Europe and is currently working as a Piping Stress Engineer with experience in Caesar II, Caepipe and Autopipe analysis programs.

He is the author of “Detail Engineering and Layout of Piping Systems” and is the former chairman of ASME’s Ontario Section.
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