Introduction to Pipeline Engineering Principles (CS001A)

Introduction to Pipeline Engineering Principles

is e-learn course will provide you with the underlying principles, concepts, and technical parameters in pipeline engineering. It will give you an all-round understanding of pipeline engineering principles.

This technical course has been authored by our industry expert and is designed to offer you with just-in-time knowledge related to pipeline integrity management. The courses can be studied as part of your learning journey, or used as a reference library.

Your course at a glance


Course Availability

Available to access online 24/7



Estimated 120 minutes



Study on-demand at your own pace



Awareness level


Competency Standards

Satisfies the learning requirement for
Pipeline Engineering Principles CS001A


What you will get

Completion E-badge, plus informal
Continued Professional Development hours

What you will learn

This technical course has been split into three parts: Introduction, Line Pipe, and Pipeline Design. During these sessions, you will gain insight into:

- The history of pipelines
- The types and uses of pipelines, and benefits

- Pipeline standards
- Line pipe and coatings
- Pressure, pipeline fluids, pipeline hydraulics
- Material strength and ductility
- Pipeline integrity management
- The potential cause of stresses on pipelines, hoop design factor, operating and design pressure

Meet your subject matter expert


Dr Phil Hopkins

Dr. Phil Hopkins, an independent consultant based in the UK, developed all content for this program. Dr Hopkins has held a number of senior management and executive positions in the oil and gas business, and combines this high level management expertise with over 35 years engineering experience in transmission pipelines, including work on pipeline engineering, damage, safety, risk, integrity, surveillance, inspection and maintenance, and repair.