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Emerson PRV University
Our trained experts at R.E. Mason are committed to providing the technical training needed to help clients meet pressure vessel code requirements and attain optimum pressure relief valve performance. This 9-part technical webinar series will contain information required to design, install and operate effective pressure relief systems. It also serves as an effective refresher course for experienced personnel, and offers unique forums for the exchange of information.

Each session includes real-world examples, best practices, selection criteria and maintenance tips for effective operation.

Join us for this expert-led virtual series, Emerson PRV University on select Tuesdays, September 14th - March 22th at 10AM and learn how proper sizing, selection and maintenance of pressure relief valves enhances safety and improves operations.

Session Topics Include

  • Pressure Relief Valve Codes, Standards and Fundamentals
  • Properly Identifying “Bad Actor” Pressure Relief Valves
  • Pilot Operated Safety Relief Valve – Saturated Steam Applications – AG 500 Series
  • Overpressure protection for Natural Gas  
  • PSV Monitoring- Digital Transformation of Safety Valves & More

Continuing Education

Attendees of this technical series can earn up to 7 PDH/.7 CEU of continuing education credits.

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Emerson PRV University Agenda

Pressure Relief Valve Codes, Standards and Fundamentals: Overview of ASME Section VIII, NBIC and API documents related to pressure relief valves.  Also included in this session will be the fundamental operation of direct spring (conventional and balanced) and pilot operated (snap and modulating action) designs.

PDH Credits: 1*

Speaker:
Dean Barnes
US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson

*See FAQ section for details.
Properly Identifying “Bad Actor” Pressure Relief Valves: Properly identifying the PRV “Bad Actors” provides the user with informed information to review the test and PM schedules to ensure the PRV is reliable and will function correctly when needed during an over pressure event.  How are you identifying PRV “Bad Actors”?

PDH Credits: 1*

Speaker:
Dean Barnes
US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson

*See FAQ section for details.
Pilot Operated Safety Relief Valve – Saturated Steam Applications – AG 500 Series: Review of pilot operated technology verses direct spring valve technology for saturated steam applications.  The review will include the operation, features and benefits of the AG 500 series pilot operated valve.

PDH Credits: 1*

Speaker:
Dean Barnes
US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson

*See FAQ section for details.
AG Safety Selector Valves: Anderson Greenwood Safety Selector Valves provide a method to limit or eliminate downtime on critical applications by allowing an installed spare PSV with limited inlet line losses. During this webinar we will provide an overview of Anderson Greenwood Safety Selector Valves, Operation of the valve, and Maintenance.  A product bulletin is attached for review.

Speakers:
Dean Barnes

US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson
ASME Section I – PRV Requirements: Overview of ASME Section I for PRV requirements. Also included in this session will be the fundamental operation of direct spring boiler safety valve, economizer pilot valve and boiler set sizing overview.

PDH Credits: 1*

Speaker:
Dean Barnes
US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson

*See FAQ section for details.
Code and Standards: Proper Handling, Installation and Removal of Pressure Relief Valves: Overview of ASME Code for installation, API and the National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) for handling, installation and removal of pressure relief valves.

PDH Credits: 1*

Speaker:
Dean Barnes
US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson

*See FAQ section for details.
Overpressure protection for Natural Gas:Overview of overpressure protection for natural gas applications.  Review of CFR and benefits of ASME Section VIII “UV” Stamped devices.  Overview of pilot operated technology, AG 80 series and LP PORVs. 

PDH Credits: 1*

Speaker:
Dean Barnes
US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson

*See FAQ section for details.
PSV Monitoring- Digital Transformation of Safety Valves:Overview monitoring solutions for Pressure Relief Valves:
       Safety: Monitor active relief events, keeping employees safe, Real-time logging enables faster and precise corrective actionsReliability & Availability: Detect leakage caused by improper valve seating and stuck open valves, Real-time analytics to increase availability optimizing overhaul schedulingCost Reduction: Troubleshoot correlating relief events against process data, Adjust operating pressures to improve plant performanceEnergy & Emissions: Immediate notification of events to reduce severity of releases, Time-stamped alerts for root cause analysis, simplifying compliance
PDH Credits: 1*

Speaker:
Dean Barnes
US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson

*See FAQ section for details.
Anderson Greenwood Crosby Product Overview:Overview of the Anderson Greenwood Crosby products by ASME Section I “V” and VIII “UV” stamped valves by valve type, service and features/benefits.

Speakers:
Dean Barnes

US Southeast Area Growth Manager, Emerson

Continuing Education

This seminar is eligible for Professional Development Hours credits and Continuing Education Units. All attendees receive a certificate of completion after the seminar indicating the number of hours earned.

PDH Credit Detail List

FAQs

How much does the it cost to register for the seminar? This seminar is FREE. 

Do I have to attend all of the sessions? No. You can choose which sessions you'd like to attend within the series.

I can't make the webinar at the scheduled time. Can I view the webinar at a later time?

Unfortunately this is a live-only event. As long as you have registered for the webinar, we will send out an email to all registrants 1-2 business days after the webinar with a link to the slides.

Can I get a copy of the slides being used in the webinar?

Yes, We'll send out an email to all registrants 1-2 business days after the webinar with a link to the slides.

How do I log into the webinar?

The link to the login page should be sent to you in a confirmation email once you register. On the day of the webinar, about 15 minutes before the webinar, you will be able to login to the webinar from this page. 

Audio for the webinar will be streamed via your computer speakers. Make sure that your computer speakers are on and test your system to see if you can receive audio.

Do I need to mute myself on the webinar?

No - we'll take care of that for you. As an attendee, you are automatically muted.

How do I get PDH credit for attending the webinar?

To receive PDH Continuing Education credit, you will need to take these steps:

  1. Pre-register for the webinar. You will get a confirmation email containing your own personal link to enter the webinar.
  2. Attend the entire live webinar. There is nothing else you need to do in advance.
  3. Verify attendance throughout the webinar sessions by participating in polls, surveys, and Q&A.
  4. Approximately 72 hours after the webinar series has ended, you will receive an  attendance verification report and a certificate (PDF download) that documents your CEUs via email. 
How many PDH credits can I earn from attending the webinar series?
Most sessions are worth 1 PDH/.1 CEU credit. You can earn up to 7 PDH/.7 CEU continuing education credits by attending every session of this virtual seminar.

The PDH Credit Detail List breaks down how many PDH credits you can receive by session.

Continuing Education Requirements by State:
North Carolina
South Carolina
Virginia