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Pressure Relief Devices: Design, Sizing, Construction, Inspection & Maintenance

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Monday,17 February 2020

  • Day One

    History of pressure relief devices, definitions, and common terminology

    Requirements of codes and standards such as ASME, API, NBIC, and EN

    Comparison between American and European Code for pressure relief devices

    Types of pressure relief devices such as pressure relief valves, safety relief valves, safety valves, and rupture disks

    Materials for pressure relief valves, rupture disks, and bill of materials

    Design fundamentals for components, testing, and marking

    Manufacturing as per code requirements, test laboratories, and capacity certification

    Sizing and selection of PRDs for single phase flow based on ASME, and API Code

    Videos on various types of pressure relief devices

Tuesday,18 February 2020

  • Day Two

    Sizing and selection workshop; calculations of orifice areas, and selection of pressure relief devices

    Safety valves for power boilers, and heating boilers

    Pressure relief devices for pressure vessels, and nuclear systems

    Pressure relief valves for power piping, and process piping

    Safety Valves per EN ISO 4126-Part 1

    Bursting disc safety devices per EN ISO 4126-Part 2

    Pilot operated safety valves per EN 4126-Part 4

    Pressure relief devices for non-ASME systems such as vacuum systems, and compressed gas systems

    Pressure relief devices for pneumatic systems, and hydraulic systems

Wednesday,19 February 2020

  • Day Three

    Handling and storage of pressure relief devices

    Installation of inlet piping, discharge piping, and vent piping

    Maintenance procedures, types of maintenance, testing, and trouble shooting

    Inspection, authorized inspectors, types of inspection, records, and reports (NBIC and API)

    Repairs and alterations, records and data maintenance, and National Board "VR" certification program

    Shop testing, test media, test stands, test reports, and testing facilities

    A video on pressure relief valve installation

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