PD642 – ASME B31.1 Power Piping

Piping & Pipeline | London

PD642 | ASME B31.1 Power Piping

  • London: 20-24 May
  • Length: 4 days
  • CEUs: 3.00
  • PDHs: 30.00


This course provides an introduction to the ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code.  It covers the requirements of B31.1 for design, analysis, materials, fabrication, testing and inspection of process piping systems.  The instructor provides insight into how they have evolved and what future changes may be expected.

This course explores the rules for various components including fittings, connections, bends, valves, expansion joints and specialty components.   Other topics include dimensions and ratings of components, fluid service requirements for joints, piping flexibility and support, welding, heat treatment, bending and forming, brazing and soldering, assembly, erection, examination and inspection and testing.

Each student will receive a copy of the ASME B31.1 Power Piping Code.

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the responsibilities of personnel involved in the design, fabrication, assembly, erection, examination, inspection, and testing of power piping
  • Describe the scope and technical requirements of the ASME B31.1 Code
  • Apply the quality requirements that are defined in the ASME B31.1 Code
  • Explain the principal failure modes of piping components and where to look for them
  • Describe the layout and simplified and formal analysis techniques

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Who Should Attend

  • Engineers entering the piping design and analysis field
  • Practicing piping engineers requiring background on Code compliance and trends in piping design, analysis and fabrication
  • Piping fabricators and suppliers wishing to understand the relationship of fabrication and manufacture to the design and construction of piping systems
  • QA/QC personnel

Special Requirements

Each student must bring his or her own calculator.

  • Course Type: Public Course
  • Course Number: PD642
  • Language: English




Sascha Wegener

(Dipl.-Ing.; SFI) has accrued more than 20 years of ASME Code experience and thus is a highly competent expert for all ASME Code matters. Before joining CIS GmbH he held the position of the responsible Area Supervisor at One/TÜV/BV in Essen. For years he has successfully supported companies all over the world with their ASME certification both in the nuclear and non-nuclear fields as an ASME Authorized Inspector Supervisor/ Authorized Nuclear Inspector Supervisor. In this role he has rendered technical consultancy services to companies from different industrial sectors, such as power plant and mechanical engineering and reviewed their quality systems in numerous audits. He is also qualified as an ASME NQA-1 Lead Auditor.
For more than 16 years Sascha Wegener has been holding national and international seminars (both public and in-house), workshops and presentations on a wide range of ASME Code topics. Before becoming qualified as an ASME Inspector, he worked as a welding engineer in the quality assurance department of an ASME certified boiler manufacturer.