Academic Catalog

PETE495 PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS I

Course Code: 5660495
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Petroleum And Natural Gas Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. ORHAN DEERMENC
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Importance of pipelines: pipelines as element of infrastructure, economical comparison of pipelines with other transportation systems, safety of pipelines, transportation tasks and dimensioning of pipelines, profitability investigation of pipelines. Planning and designing pipelines: right of way, pipelines, stations, and execution of pipeline projects. Calculation of pipelines: pressure losses and flow rates, energy demand, pressure surge calculations, pipe strength calculations. Line pipes and fittings: line pipe materials, fabrication of line pipes, fittings, line pipe testing and inspection. Construction works and corrosion protection of pipelines.