Process Equipment

Process Equipment

Human Logic
Updated Dec 07, 2023
Course Description

Course Overview

  • Introduction to Process Equipment
  • Storage Vessels – Introduction
  • Storage Vessels – Types
  • Storage Vessels – Safety Considerations of a Tank
  • Storage Vessels – Columns and Reactors – An Overview
  • Internals
  • Drums
  • Conveyors
  • Waste Disposal System
  • Heat Exchangers – An Overview
  • Heat Exchangers – Troubleshooting
  • Fired Equipment
  • Flare Systems – An Overview
  • Zero Flaring
  • Flare Systems – Hazards
  • Filters and Strainers


Target Audience

Oil & Gas and Manufacturing Industries


Learning Objective

  • Describe the purpose of process equipment in the process industry.
  • Explain the various types of process equipment.
  • Explain the purpose of storage vessels.
  • Recognize the safety considerations of a tank.
  • Explain the purpose and different applications of vessels and towers used in the process industries.
  • Explain the different constructions and the operating principles of vessels and towers used in the process industries.
  • Describe Columns and Reactors; Describe the types of Reactors.
  • Explain the functioning of Reactors.
  • Describe the process of Continuous Catalyst Regeneration.
  • Recognize different internals requirements.
  • Explain the type of internals inside the column/reactor.
  • Describe the types of drums.
  • Explain the functioning of drums.
  • Describe the conveyors used in process industries.
  • Describe the waste disposal system.
  • Identify different purposes and types of heat exchangers on plant and P&ID.
  • Explain the function of the different types of heat exchangers.
  • Describe the parameters that affect heat exchanger performance.
  • Explain the troubleshooting for heat exchanger.
  • Describe the various fired equipment used in petrochemical plants.
  • Describe the mechanism of the fired equipment.
  • State the purpose of flare systems.
  • Identify the functions of components of flare system.
  • List the types of flare stacks.
  • Explain the flare system process.
  • Explain the concept and methods of zero flaring.
  • Describe the advantages of zero flaring.
  • Explain the reasons for continuous purging of flare system.
  • Describe hazards associated with flare systems.
  • Explain the difference between operational flaring and emergency flaring.
  • Recognize the importance of filters and strainers in process industry.
  • Identify the different types of filters and strainers.
  • List the functions of filters and strainers.
  • List the reasons of underperformance of filters and strainers.
  • List the hazards associated with filters and strainers.