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Introduction to COMPRESS Training Course - Houston, TX

From Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -  08:00am
To Friday, March 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
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Early Bird Pricing Available until March 1!!

 Virtual Attendance Available with the MicroTek Virtual Classroom! (click to learn more) or Contact Becht Technical Training!

 

Course Venue - Texas Training and Conference Center, Houston, TX
Course Fee - US$1,950 US$1,755

 Becht Engineering is excited to be partnering with Codeware, Inc. to present this 2.5-day COMPRESS software training.  Students will be building models of pressure vessels and performing calculations using COMPRESS.  Upon completion of this course participants will be able to design and rate vessels with ease.  Our instructor, Don Kurle, PE, has been working with Section VIII, Division 1 for over 35 years and worked several years for Codeware, Inc. as a technical support engineer assisting clients with technical issues related to application of the COMPRESS program.  He also developed and presented training classes in the use of the program.

Who Should Attend? Individuals involved with the design or inspection of pressure vessels who are looking to gain hands-on experience using COMPRESS. This course is intended for beginners, as well as experienced vessel designers and inspectors. To benefit most from this course, a familiarity with the ASME Code is recommended, but attendees are not required to have an Engineering degree or previous work experience in the subject matter.  If you wish to increase your knowledge of the Code in addition to learning how to use COMPRESS, we recommend registering for our ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS training course.

Key Topics Covered Include: 

  1. Performing software operations effectively
    • Setting default and user preferences
    • Creating new designs and opening existing files
    • Using screen elements and interacting with 3D COMPRESS models
    • Generating, printing and exporting customized design reports
    • Receiving software updates
  2. Designing  horizontal and vertical vessels with:
    • Stiffening rings, long weld necks, conical transitions, boots and domes
    • Tangential, tilted and hillside nozzles considering re-padding and limit or reinforcement
    • Skirt, saddle, leg, lug and ring girder supports
    • Optimal shell thickness
    • ANSI and ASME Appendix 2 flanges
    • Supports, shell thickness and ASME B16.5/B16.47 flanges considering wind and seismic external loads
    • External attachments including clips, ladders, platforms, piping, insulation and internal lining
    • Maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP)
    • Minimum design metal temperature (MDMT)
    • Metallurgy - brittle fracture, impact testing per UCS-66
    • Designing taking into account internal and external pressure
    • Zick analysis for saddle-supported vessels
    • WRC-107 analysis for loads on nozzles, vessel support lugs and other attachments
  3. Perform calculations, review and understand the generated reports

  Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate for attending 20 hours of classroom instruction.

 Instructors:

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Don Kurle, P.E., 
Becht Senior Engineering Advisor
Mark Stonehouse, P.Eng., 
Becht Engineering Advisor

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Questions? Contact Becht Technical Training: 908-580-1119; Email Training Click Here

 

  This training is presented in partnership with Codeware COMPRESS ASME VIII pressure vessel design software

 

Location Texas Training and Conference Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd., Suite 600, Houston, Texas, 77077

Upcoming Becht Training 2019 Schedule

13Mar
Introduction to COMPRESS Training Course - Houston, TX
Wed Mar 13, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Texas Training and Conference Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd., Suite 600, Houston, Texas, 77077

18Mar
ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS Training Course - Houston, TX
Mon Mar 18, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Texas Training and Conference Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd, Suite 600, Houston, TX, 77077

08Apr
ASME B31.3, Process Piping - Design, Construction, and Mechanical Integrity - St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Mon Apr 08, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Euler Training Center, Parkdale Plaza, 1660 MN-100 S, Suite 101, St.Louis Park, MN, 55416

22Apr
API-579/ASME FFS-1 Fitness for Service with BechtFFS and INSPECT Software - Calgary, AB
Mon Apr 22, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
CTC - Calgary, PanArtic Plaza, 815 8th Ave SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB T2P 3P2, Canada

13May
ASME Section VIII, Division 2 - Part 5, Design-By-Analysis - Calgary, AB
Mon May 13, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
CTC - Calgary, PanArtic Plaza, 815 8th Ave SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB T2P 3P2, Canada

10Jun
ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS Training Course - Calgary, AB
Mon Jun 10, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
CTC - Calgary, PanArtic Plaza, 815 8th Ave SW, Suite 300, Calgary, AB T2P 3P2, Canada

04Sep
Introduction to COMPRESS Training Course - El Segundo, CA
Wed Sep 04, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
222 N Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 1240, El Segundo, CA 90245-4319

09Sep
ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS Training Course - El Segundo, CA
Mon Sep 09, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
222 N Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 1240, El Segundo, CA 90245-4319

23Sep
ASME Section VIII, Division 2 - Part 5, Design-By-Analysis - Houston, TX
Mon Sep 23, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Texas Training and Conference Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd, Suite 600, Houston, Texas, 77077

23Sep
API-579/ASME FFS-1 Fitness for Service with BechtFFS and INSPECT Software - Houston, TX
Mon Sep 23, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Texas Training and Convention Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77077

07Oct
Process Piping - ASME B31.3 Design, Construction, and Mechanical Integrity - Houston, TX
Mon Oct 07, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
Texas Training and Conference Center, 11490 Westheimer Rd, Suite 600, Houston, TX 77077

08Oct
Heat Exchanger Design with COMPRESS Training Course - Dallas, TX
Tue Oct 08, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
MicroTek, 5430 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, 3 Lincoln Centre, Suite 300, Dallas, Texas, 75240

14Oct
ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS Training Course - Dallas, TX
Mon Oct 14, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
MicroTek 5430 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy Three Lincoln Centre, Suite 300 Dallas, TX 75240

18Nov
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Mon Nov 18, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
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21Nov
Piping Vibration Analysis & Practical Engineering Solutions in Process Plants - Houston, TX
Thu Nov 21, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 04:30PM
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Codeware COMPRESS ASME VIII pressure vessel design softwareCOMPRESS Software Training

Becht Engineering is excited to partner with Codeware, Inc. to present COMPRESS Software Training! We are now offering THREE types of courses, a 2.5-day Introduction to COMPRESS course, a 5-day course combining ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Design with COMPRESS training and a NEW 4-day Heat Exchanger Design with COMPRESS course!  Through instruction in a computer lab setting, students will gain hands-on experience using COMPRESS and working through the program and example problems along with the instructor.

Arrangements can also be made to have COMPRESS training courses taught privately at or near your site. 

To learn more or schedule a private course

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