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ASME B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems

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ASME B31.8 is the most widely used Code for the design, operation, maintenance, and repair of natural gas distribution and transmission pipelines. This course explains the present-day piping Code provisions, the principal intentions of the Code, and how the Code should be used. The emphasis is on transmission pipelines. Each participant will receive a copy of the most recent edition of the ASME Code book, B31.8 Gas Transmission and Distribution.

You Will Learn To

  • Explain the causes and modes of pipeline failure
  • Describe the considerations for material specifications, pipe manufacturing, and pipe joining
  • Estimate pipeline stresses from external loadings
  • Explain how to evaluate pipeline defects
  • Identify pipeline repair techniques
  • Identify the elements of pipeline integrity
  • Explain how code requirements address these issues
  • Explain the differences between B31.8 and US DOT gas pipeline regulations

Who Should Attend
Engineers; Code compliance personnel; Operation and Maintenance Personnel; Regulatory Personnel

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