Entry level Mechanical Engineer must learn Process Piping code ASME B31.3

Some of mechanical engineering students  learns basic design of piping and pipeline in college. we must learn some piping and pipeline code in industry that we never get it in college. The most popular piping code is ASME B31.3 that used in process piping and ASME B31.1 for power piping. Process piping is a piping system installed inside a plant that used to connect equipment. This Code has the intent to be an engineering requirement in designing a safe piping system in both design and installation. But, one thing must be kept in mind, that the Code does not apply[…]

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introduction to Infrared Thermography

What is infrared thermography? Infrared thermography is the science of detecting infrared energy emitted from an object, converting it to apparent temperature, and displaying the result as an infrared image. Literally, infrared thermography means “beyond red” (infrared) “temperature picture” (thermography) ~ http://en-us.fluke.com. On 2008 I joined infrared themography level 1 certification  managed by ITC (http://www.infraredtraining.com). This training teaches about the basic knowledge about infrared thermography, how to use infrared camera and things that can affect the results of shooting. If we use infrared camera, then we can capture the thermal image without touching directly with the equipment. This means we[…]

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