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Becht Training

Process Piping - ASME B31.3 Design, Construction, and Mechanical Integrity - Houston, TX

From Monday, October 07, 2019 -  08:00am
To Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 04:30pm
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Early Bird Discount Available Until September 20!! 

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

Course Venue - Becht Houston Office
Course Fee - US$2,400 US$2,160

Becht Engineering's 4 day Process Piping Course is designed to provide participants with a complete and up-to-date overview of the area of Piping Technology with an emphasis on process piping. The course covers design, fabrication, examination and testing requirements of ASME B31.3. It covers Code requirements from design through start-up of new piping systems, as well as requirements for inspection and repair of piping systems that have been in service, as provided in API 570, Piping Inspection Code. This course provides a foundation of knowledge necessary for those responsible for assuring the mechanical integrity of existing piping systems, as well as those responsible for designing and constructing new piping systems.

Who Should Attend? Engineers, senior designers, maintenance, quality assurance, inspection and manufacturing personnel who work with process piping (e.g., in the chemical, petroleum, plastic processing, pulp and paper, and bioprocessing fields) will find it a time-saving means to broaden and update their knowledge of piping.

Key Topics Covered Include:

  • B31.3 Introduction
  • Metallic Pipe & Fitting Selection
  • Materials
  • Pressure Design (metallic)
  • Valve Selection
  • Introduction to Flexibility Analysis
  • Layout and Support
  • Flexibility
  • Reactions
  • Flexibility Analysis Methods
  • Designing with Expansion Joints
  • Fabrication and Installation
  • Inspection, Examination and Testing Systems
  • Nonmetallic Piping Systems
  • Category M Fluid Service
  • High Pressure Piping
  • High Purity Piping
  • In-service Piping - Inspection, Repair, Alteration and Rerating
  • What’s Different in B31.1
  • Underground Piping

 Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate for attending 27 hours of classroom instruction. 



Don Frikken, P.E., 
Becht Senior Engineering Advisor











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Location Becht Engineering Houston Office - 14200 Gulf Freeway, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77034

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