27 to 29 June 2022   

Pressure Vessel and Heat Exchanger Design Course using PV Elite

Dear PV Elite Users,

Classroom training will run from 27 to 29 June 2022, join this course which is hosted over 3 days at our training center in Woodmead, Johannesburg.

Our Presenter - Hans Ruff

Hans Ruff is of Swiss Nationality, and has spent the last 45 years in the fields of mechanical design/draughting, welding, design of road tankers, boilers, pressure vessels, storage tanks, and heat exchangers, and also the inspection of pressurized equipment.

He currently runs a consulting business in Johannesburg called SC&A Projects, and uses PV ELite software program on a regular basis.

Attend and expect the following topics:

This course will include the following topics:

  • Design of a Semi-Elliptical Head
  • Vertical tower designed to ASME VIII Division 1
  • Comparison of code criteria USA, UK and Europe
  • Vertical tower to European code EN 13445
  • Convert an existing ASME VIII design to EN 13445
  • WRC 107 Local stress analysis in main program
  • Local stress analysis using CodeCalc
  • Fatigue
  • Legs, Lugs and Jackets
  • CodeCalc exercises
  • Fitness for purpose exercises to API 579
  • Composite Vessel design
  • Heat Exchanger with fixed tubesheet
  • Heat exchanger with submerged floating head
  • Heat exchanger with U-tube bundle to PD5500
  • Stress definitions and some common PV Elite error messages

General Scope
This course is designed to provide an introduction to PV Elite software.

At the end of the course delegates should be capable of modelling a typical pressure vessel with basic components (heads, shells, skirts etc.) and attaching details such as nozzles, weights, platforms, rings, lagging, fluids and applied loads.

The format of the course uses a number of examples to model the vessels to various design codes and add boundary loadings such as wind and seismic criteria.

The modelling of heat exchangers and the associated tubesheet design to various design codes is also addressed in terms of illustrated examples

Register here for your Attendance

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27 to 29 June 2022

3 Days
CPD Points: 3

The course is priced at R 10 500 Excluding VAT per person, with 10% discount for additional persons from the same company.
For Enrollment details contact:
Lee-Anne Kylander via email: 
011 803 6559

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Telephone: 011 803 6559 - Johannesburg

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