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Start Date : 20 Oct,2024
End Date   : 24 Oct,2024
Duration    : 5 Days
Price          : $ 3,995 ( SAR 14,981.25 )



This course is designed to provide an understanding and skills in operation of process equipment and troubleshooting. The program is a good opportunity for participants to familiarize with practical techniques, useful criteria (including short cuts) for designing and troubleshooting process equipment commonly used in gas processing and petrochemical plants. 


Course Objectives: 

At the end of this course, participant will be able to: 

  • Calculate, evaluate and compile process data for the specification, design, selection and operation of process equipment 

  • Possess enhanced skills and knowledge in process engineering, including design methods, criteria, calculation procedures and short-cut techniques 

  • Perform the evaluation, diagnostic monitoring and troubleshooting of existing process equipment, including de-bottlenecking and revamping methods 

  • Evaluate technical proposals and prepare scoping cost estimates 

  • Prepare comprehensive process specification documents for bid packages 


Course Content: 

1- Introduction 

  • Course overview 

  • Gas processing overview 

  • Process equipment categories 

  • Mechanical and safety aspects 


2- Process Control and Instrumentation 

  • Instrumentation types and selection 

  • Control valves sizing and selection 

  • Pressure relief devices and systems 


3- Piping 

  • Fluid flow principles 

  • Pressure loss categories 

  • Pipe properties 

  • Sizing methods and criteria 

  • Two-phase flow 


4- Conventional Separators 

  • Types and functions 

  • Sizing criteria and method 

  • Design considerations and internals 

  • Process operating problems 


5- Pumps 

  • Categories and types 

  • Performance characteristics 

  • Control systems 

  • Design criteria and parameters 

  • Pump selection guidelines 

  • Process operation troubleshooting 


6- Compressors 

  • Categories and types 

  • Compression process 

  • Characteristics and terminologies 

  • Design Criteria and parameters 

  • Compressor control methods 

  • Selection guidelines 

  • Drivers 

  • Process operation problems/troubleshooting 


7- Fired Heaters 

  • Heater types 

  • Process applications 

  • Selection guidelines 

  • Process operating problems 


8- Heat Exchangers 

  • Heat exchanger types 

  • Process applications 

  • Heat transfer terms and equations 

  • Design criteria and parameters 

  • Fouling considerations 

  • Reboilers 

  • Calculation methods 

  • Selection guidelines 

  • Process operation problems/troubleshooting 


9- Air Coolers 

  • Air cooler types 

  • Design and operating considerations 

  • Process operating problems/troubleshooting 


10- Fractionation Columns 

  • Fractionator types 

  • Process design methods 

  • Trays vs packing 

  • Operating parameters 

  • Process operating problems/troubleshooting 


Targeted Audience:

This course is intended for those who are involved with process engineering, instrumentation & control including process engineers, mechanical & equipment engineers, project engineers and maintenance engineers, operators and technicians. 

Process Equipment

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