Why Mechanical Engineers Must Opt for Piping Engineering?
What are your plans after completing mechanical engineering?
Are you waiting for campus interviews or planning to move abroad for further studies? You need to understand that as a mechanical engineer you might definitely have particular strengths and weaknesses. Some of you might be great in marketing, or some of you might have strong research and development skills.
Hence it is imperative that do a SWOT analysis before making the most significant decision of your life.
Wondering what you could for? One of the fields that mechanical engineers could look into is - Piping Design or Engineering.
Piping design is an ideal career option for Mechanical engineers. If you love designing, have good IQ, imagination, knowledge and inquisitiveness to learn, piping engineering is meant for you.
1. Basic Piping Design comprises of (API, ASME, ASTM, ANSI Codes, Autocad, Microstation)
2. 3D Modelling in Piping Engineering comprises of (PDMS, SP3D etc.)
3. Stress Analysis comprises of (CAESAR-II)
You would take approximately 3 to 6 months to acquire piping design skills. Once your course is done, you could apply for your dream jobs.
Remember, like any other field you would need at least ten years of experience to become a full-blown piping engineer.
In this period, you could work and gain experience with different EPC companies in Oil and gas, power, infrastructure etc.