Introduction to Stress Analysis (CS030A)

Introduction to Stress Analysis

This e-learn course will provide you with an overview of the principles, concepts procedures and methods in pipeline stress analysis.

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 60 minutes



Study on-demand at your own pace



Awareness level


Competency Standards

Satisfies the learning requirement for
Stress Analysis CS030A


What you will get

Completion E-badge, plus informal
Continued Professional Development hours

What you will learn

This technical course will give you insight into:

- Pressure, Stress
- Stresses in pipelines caused by internal pressure and external loadings
- Stress versus strain
- Mechanical properties (strength, deformation, fracture)
- Stressing guidelines in pipeline standards, including allowable stresses and design factors
- Effect of subsea environment and stress risers
- Effect of ground movement in pipelines

Meet your subject matter expert


Ian Martin

Having worked at consultancies within the onshore gas pipeline industry for over nine years Ian has developed a wide range of skills and experience within the industry, including detailed knowledge of various UK standards, stress analysis using the industry standard software CAESAR II, design and development of equipment, and management of on-site teams of personnel. Ian has gained experience in many aspects of pipeline integrity, including operational audits and analyses using different software applications. Ian is a member of the AMIMechE (Associate Member Institution of Mechanical Engineers).