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Society for marine piping systems engineer

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Hello,

Which Society could you recommend for Marine piping systems engineer. I'm responsible for marine piping systems design in my Company. We do design for Jack-ups, Semi's, Drillships.

I joined SNAME, but there is not much activity for marine piping systems. They do have a lot for Naval architects and Structural engineers though.

I'm a little bit stack and do not grow up. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

RE: Society for marine piping systems engineer

What diameter pipe are you responsible for? Is there a gasket involved? Do the pipes rely on bolted connections, or do they rely on welds? are the pipes subsea? If bolts, what diameters do you see?

Coatings, and materials are a concern as well as assembly, however there are many solutions available. I work with Oceaneering, US Coast Guard, Navy, etc. Corrosive environments are fun!

RE: Society for marine piping systems engineer

(OP)
TensionvsTorque, I'm responsible for basic process. You are talking about detail design.

I work with pipes from 1/2" to 18". Gaskets, bolts, welds are involved, but as a basic material specifications. Pipes are mainly inside the hull.

RE: Society for marine piping systems engineer

There is a marine structures group within NACE.
There may be someplace within SPE (petroleum engr) since they design and build offshore platforms.

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RE: Society for marine piping systems engineer

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EdStainless, is NACE for Corrosion Engineers? I'm not really involved in corrosion. My field is design and processes for marine piping systems. Marine Structures sounds like for Structural engineers.
Maybe good Magazine / Course recommendation?

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