Offshore Pipeline Design and Installation

Course Location Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Cost £1400
Type of course in situ
Online booking
Course provider Cranfield University
Available dates for this course

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Course overview
To provide an understanding of the basic procedures in offshore pipeline design and installation, and the problems caused by fluids carried within pipelines.

Course description
overview of components – pipelines, risers, valves, pig launchers/receivers and flow metering equipment
introduction to design procedures – physical properties, stress analysis, buckling and collapse, strain-based design
fluid flow through pipes – basic hydrodynamics, multiphase flow, hydrate formation/prevention, wax formation/prevention
pipelines steels – effect of processing: normalised quenched and tempered, thermo-mechanically treated and accelerated cooled steels. Seamless, HFERW and UOE manufacturing processes, corrosion resistant steels
design for installation – S-lay, J-lay, deepwater, calculation of tensions, reeling
thermal coatings – requirements, selection and application of coating, field joint coating systems
pipelay methods – laybarge configurations, anchor handling /DP, reel barge, pipeline bundles, ‘pipe in pipe’, factors affecting productivity.
On successful completion of this course the delegate will:

Understand the basic procedures in offshore pipeline design and installation.
Be able to select appropriate components for an installation.
Have a knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of different pipelaying techniques.
Understand the problems caused by fluids carried within pipelines.

To book on this course please contact:

Academic Operations Unit.
Cranfield University
MK43 0AL, UK

T: +44 (0) 1234 754176
F: +44 (0) 1234 751206

Cranfield University reserves the right to change the date of this course.

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