Process Design

API standards for process equipments - Standards and recommended practices from American Petroleum Institute for design, installation, inspection, maintenance of equipments and instruments used in the petroleum industry.
Carbon Capture and Storage Processes - Basic description of various processes used for separating CO2 from industrial flue gases or natural gas and for compressing and then safely storing the extracted CO2.


Centrifugal Compressors - Structure, design and operation of centrifugal compressors, Theory and equations for centrifugal compressors, P&ID-PFD typicals, Start-up and maintenance procedures for centrifugal compressors etc.

Centrifugal Pumps - Structure, design and operation of pumps, Theory and equations for centrifugal pumps, Start-up and maintenance procedures for centrifugal pumps etc.

Codes and Standards - Lists of standards, codes, recommended practices from American Petroleum Institute (API), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), National Fire Protection Institute (NFPA) etc.

Crude Oil Exploration and Production - Terminology, basic description of processes and equipments, typical process flow diagrams and P&ID etc. used in oil production

Crude Oil Refining -  Basic processes and products along with typical process flow diagrams for crude oil refining.

Engineering Design Reviews - Objectives and basic description of activities performed during HAZO, PSSR, Fire Safety Review etc.

Safety, Loss Prevention, Fire Fighting - Miscellaneous topics related to safety in process plants, fire fighting and loss prevention measures.

Gasification of coal / biomass - Basic types of processes for gasification of coal or other carbonaceous fuels, reactions for gasification, products of gasification, gasifier equipments, guidelines for selection of a gasification process.

Heat Transfer - Theory and equations about conduction, convection, radiation etc. and about heat transfer equipments for solving heat transfer problems.

Important Equations for Process Design - Theory and equations for design of various process equipments, instruments, piping etc.

Petroleum Products - Brief description, composition, physical properties of various petroleum products of crude oil refining.

Phase Separation - Phase separation equipments for gas liquid separation, theory and equations to design the phase separators, calculators to size phase separation equipments.

Physical Properties - theory and definitions - Definitions and brief explanations for a range of physical properties of substances.

Pipeline Pigging - Process description, pigging equipments, typical P&IDs for pipeline pigging.

Power Generation Plants - Basic processes, PFDs, standards and codes for design of power generation plant, different types of power generation plants and basic analysis of their efficiencies.

Pressure Relief valves - Theory, description, sizing equations, guidelines etc. for pressure relief valves and related piping.

Process Control - Elements of process control mechanism such as - control valves, controllers, their types and applications.

Process Deliverables - Basic description of process deliverables such as P&IDs, PFDs, heat and mass balance etc. along with typical contents and information represented by these process deliverables.

Process Equipment Design - List of various process equipments along with description of the structure, design, related theory and operation of each equipment

Refrigeration Process Design - Types of refrigeration processes, basic process description, process flow diagrams, refrigeration equipments, different types of refrigerants etc.

Steam Systems - Steam generation boilers, steam utility networks, use of steam in operations, maintenance, start-up etc.

Thermodynamics - Theory and equations from thermodynamics that are frequetly used for design of process equipments and facilities.

Typical Equipment Datasheets - Sample datasheets for equipments frequently used in processing industry with minimum required information to be included in the datasheets.

Typical Instrument Datasheets - Sample datasheets for instruments frequently used in process industry with minimum required information to be included in the datasheets.

Typical P&ID Arrangements and Symbols - Typical P&ID arrangements for different range of process systems along with general guidelines for design of such systems and commonly used P&ID symbols for different equipments and instruments.

Typical Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs) for process units - Typical PFD arrangements for a range of process systems along with general guidelines for design of such process systems.

Vent and Flare systems - Various components and equipments which make-up the vent flare systems, terminology used for the flare systems, tools and methods for designing and sizing lines, headers, stack for the flare system etc.


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