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 Pressure relief


A proven approach
A two or three day training course
5th - 7th July 2011 - Manchester, V&A Marriott Hotel
20th - 22nd September 2011 - York, Marriott Hotel
8th - 10th November 2011 - Glasgow, Marriott Hotel


 approved course
Pressure relief


Are you equipped to deal with the challenges           Course tutors
presented by pressure relief?                          Chris Flower leads ABB Engineering Services’
                                                       pressure relief service and undertakes pressure
There is no doubt that engineers are faced with        relief studies for new build projects as well as
the ever increasing challenges that pressure relief    retrospective studies across the chemical sectors.
is imposing on our industry today. Without the
correct design methods and tools, overcoming           Asif Raza is a consultant with ABB Engineering
these challenges would be virtually impossible.        Services with considerable experience in process
                                                       safety in the chemical and oil & gas sectors.
ABB Engineering Services has designed a                He specialises in pressure relief, including
course specifically to enhance the skills that you     depressurisation, flare and vent system design
need for sound pressure relief design. With ABB        and verification.
Engineering Services’ extensive experience of
pressure relief system design and operation,           Laza Krstin is a consultant in ABB Engineering
providing a practical perspective based on real        Services specialising in pressure systems
life experience comes naturally.                       technology, including design and construction
                                                       of piping systems; selection, installation,
What the course will cover                             maintenance and inspection of pressure relief
Days 1 and 2 of the course provide a practical         devices; and trouble-shooting and modification of
approach to all of the key steps needed to design      pressure systems.
and maintain relief systems. The optional 3rd day
covers some more complex and advanced topics.          Paul Jackson is a consultant with ABB
A course dinner will be held on the first night.       Engineering Services and has over 30 years
                                                       experience of design and inspection of pressure
Who will benefit and what will they gain               equipment.
The course is aimed at everyone involved in the
design and operation of relief systems.                Howard Robson is a consultant in ABB
                                                       Engineering Services specialising in pressure
Following the course you will be able to:              systems engineering, installation, maintenance
                                                       and problem-solving.
− Improve your company’s overall business safety
   and environmental performance                       Price
− Get pressure relief design right first time and      Days 1, 2 and 3
   avoid costly mistakes                               IChemE: £1525 + VAT
− Discover the potential cost effective alternatives   Non-Member: £1650 + VAT
   to pressure relief
− Master a structured approach to pressure relief      Days 1 and 2
− Network at our specialist hardware exhibition        IChemE: £1250 + VAT
   and at the optional course dinner                   Non-Member: £1375 + VAT
Agenda
Day 1 - 08:45 to 17:00
Background to pressure relief
What is pressure relief and why use it?                      Responsibilities - syndicate task
Approach to pressure relief design                           Inherent safety in pressure relief
Pressure relief and the design process                       Alternatives to pressure relief
Design team and responsibilities
Identification of relief events
Identification of events leading to excessive pressure       Identification of relief events - syndicate task
and vacuum
Discharge and disposal
Discharge and disposal of vented material
Calculation of the required relief rate
External fire                                                Ambient heat transfer
Flow from high pressure source                               Liquid expansion in pipes
Heat and energy input from associated equipment              Required relief rate - syndicate task
Pumps and compressors
Day 2 - 08:30 to 17:00
Relief device hardware
Anatomy of a safety valve                                    Selection and types of relief devices
Bursting disc hardware                                       Selection - syndicate task
Devices for special applications
Relief system sizing
Safety valve sizing                                          Design criteria for relief systems
Safety valve sizing - syndicate task                         Computer software and pressure relief
Installation, inspection and maintenance
Relief system documentation                                  Relief systems inspection, maintenance and
Installation of pressure relief devices                      operation
Explosion relief overview
Explosion relief and how it differs from pressure relief
Day 3 - 08:30 to 17:00
Pressure relief codes and legislation
Pressure relief codes and legislation
Chemical reaction hazards
Developing a basis of safety for chemical reaction hazards
Two phase flow
Two phase flow design principles                             Two phase flow - syndicate task
Two phase flow and DIERS method
Low pressure tanks
Venting of low pressure tanks                                Low pressure tank relief devices
Low pressure tanks - syndicate task



Four easy ways to book
Post:            Send completed registration form to address below
Telephone:       Call Debby Law on +44 (0)1642 372029
Fax:             Fax your form to +44 (0)1642 372296 f.a.o. Debby Law
Email:           deborah.law@gb.abb.com


All correspondence should be addressed to:
Freepost - RRGLSALUCCAJ, ABB Engineering Services, Billingham, TS23 4EB
Registration form                                             Pressure relief                                                  No. of places
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             5th - 7th July 2011 - Manchester, V&A Marriott Hotel
             20th - 22nd September 2011 - York, Marriott Hotel
             8th - 10th November 2011 - Glasgow, Marriott Hotel


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Fee per delegate
Days 1, 2 and 3                        IChemE: £1525 + VAT                                    Non-Member: £1650 + VAT
Days 1 and 2                           IChemE: £1250 + VAT                                    Non-Member: £1375 + VAT

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The full course fee (incl. VAT) is payable in advance, and should be received no later than
4 weeks prior to the course commencement. The fee includes course documentation,
refreshments and lunch but does not include accommodation.


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Booking information
All bookings are provisionally accepted and confirmed in writing upon receipt of payment. Cancellations made up
to 30 days prior to the course will be subject to a cancellation fee of £50 administration fee. Cancellations made
30-14 days prior to the course will be subject to a cancellation fee of 50%. Cancellations made thereafter will be
subject to the full course fee, however a substitute delegate can be named at any time. Accommodation is not
included in the fee. We have reserved a limited amount of hotel accommodation subject to confirmation. Please
mention you will be attending an ABB Engineering Services course when booking. Hotel details will be forwarded
on receipt of the registration form. It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the organisers to cancel
the event, alter the content, change the timing of the programme, or the listed speaker(s). Prices apply to bookings
made prior to 31st December 2011.

				
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