This course will provide an overall view of the pipeline technology, including the history, pump stations, economic planning, liquid flow, design, construction, corrosion control, and maintenance.
Course Credits: 3
Prerequisites: PTEC 3301 or consent of instructor
Student Learning Outcomes
- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Discuss the history of the pipeline industry Understand how to design gathering and pump stations
Conduct economic planning for new pipelines Explain principles of liquid flow through pipelines Protect oil pipelines from corrosion
Maintain oil pipelines