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Introduction to Pressure Safety Valves (PSV)

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Friday, December 4, 2015 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

----------------------------------------------- Course Description:-

This one-day Introduction to Pressure Safety Valves course covers the fundamentals of Pressure Safety Valves (PSV). Different types of Pressure Safety Devices (PSD’s: PSV’s & Rupture Discs), their structure, and their operations in over-pressure and under-pressure (vacuum) scenarios will be reviewed. The course provides information for the purpose of selecting specific types and arrangements of PSD’s. The legal aspects of PSV’s are also covered.

A complete set of course materials is included in the Introduction to Pressure Safety Valves (PSV) course.

Note: No Pressure Safety Valve sizing equations will be covered. This course can be taken as a preliminary course for the more advanced topics of PSV Sizing, Flare or PSV inspection and repair.

--------------------------------------------- Who Should Attend:-

The Introduction to Pressure Safety Valves course is designed for all technical personnel dealing with PSV’s: Facility Engineers, Operators, Design Engineers, Project Engineers and Managers.

---------------------------------------------- Course Outline:-

•The Role of PSD (PSV’s & Rupture Discs) in

Protecting a Plant

•Legal Aspects of PSD’s

•Life time of a PSD, from “birth to death”

•Structure of PSD’s

•Specifying a PSD

•Locating PSD

•Stationing PSD

•Defining Scenarios: Primary and Secondary


•Selecting the right type of PSD “system”

•PSD: Types, Operation

•PSD arrangements: Series, Parallel

•Decision tables for PSD selection

•Economical aspects of PSD’s

•Breather valves on atmospheric tanks

•Collection & Disposal Systems

----------------------------------------------- Instructor:-

Mohammad Toghraei MSc. P.Eng. Mohammad Toghraei has over 20 years experience in the field of Process Engineering and industrial water treatment. His main expertise is in the treatment of wastewater from oil and petrochemical complexes. For the past ten years he has taken on different technical roles in water treatment areas of oil extraction projects. He is now working as an independent consultant.

His method of instruction is rooted in his belief in training that conveys real-life experience to working professionals from different backgrounds who prefer not to be away from work for too long.

Mohammad also provides consultation to companies on a short-term, long-term, or casual/ongoing basis. His expertise spans from conceptual studies, FEED, and troubleshooting of de-oiling and water treatment units, to detail engineering services for general process industries including water, oil, and sulfur.

Mohammad has received a BSc. in Chemical engineering and an MSc. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Tehran, and is a member of APEGA.

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