As part of the pipeline valves and fittings week, OAO TSNIPI STARK will hold a training seminar “Analysis, design, and development of pipeline valves and fittings” in St. Petersburg on May 22, 2014. We invite you to attend. For more information see
“Analysis, design, and development of stop and control valves”
1. Pipeline fittings and valves, classification by functionality, type, design features, installation site.
2. Regulatory framework used in the design and its features, depending on the application of valves and fittings.
3. Main phases of designing valves and fittings.
3.1 Choice of design, seals, etc.
3.2 Choice of main dimensions.
3.3 Selection of control method.
3.5 Design documentation package.
4. Valve actuators, types, purposes and features (advantages and disadvantages).
5. Design features of stop and control valves.
5.1 Features of stop valves.
5.2 Features of control valves.
5.3 Stop and control valves.
6. Analysis performed in designing valves. Assumptions made in analysis.
6.1 Hydraulic analysis.
6.2 Force analysis.
6.3 Strength analysis.
6.4 Seismic resistance analysis.
6.5 Other analyses (vibration, reliability, wind loads).
7. Metals used in the valve industry, their scope of application by industry, climatic modifications, assemblies.
8. Nonmetals in the valve industry, seals, their types and classes, manufacturers of sealing materials.
9. Manufacturing specifics of pipe valves and fittings, workflow, quality control, equipment. Welding, deposition welding, chemical and thermal coating.
10. Valve tests.
10.1 Types and scope of testing.
10.2 Tests and actual operation.
11. New developments in the design of valves.
11.2 Design solutions.