Avoidance of Vibration Induced Fatigue Failure in Process Pipework - November 2022

Training Course

22/11/2022 - 24/11/2022

Energy Institute 61 New Cavendish Street London, W1G 7AR

Non-Member: £1840.00 (excl. VAT)
Member: £1640.00 (excl. VAT)

This 3-day course will provide delegates with an understanding of the use of the Energy Institute Guidelines as a management tool and assessment methodology to manage the risk of a vibration induced failure.

Rob Swindell

Rob is a mechanical engineer with over 30 years’ professional consulting experience in the marine and oil & gas industry in both the upstream and downstream sectors. Areas of particular expertise include vibration and fatigue relating to structures, static plant, piping and rotating machinery. This includes topsides, subsea and onshore production systems.

Rob has been involved in the provision of specialist plant integrity and engineering consultancy to a number of operators and engineering contractors. This has included advice at the design stage as well as troubleshooting problems on operational plant, often at short notice and to tight timescales in Europe, the Middle East, North America and Australasia.

Rob is also a member of the Energy Institute Technical Committee and led the work of the sub-group which has developed the Energy Institute AVIFF guidance document.


  • Vibration and fatigue associated with process equipment, piping and structures
  • Structural dynamics
  • Flow induced vibration (FIV)
  • Flow induced pulsation (FLIP) & 'Singing Risers'
  • Acoustically induced vibration (AIV)
  • Measurement and monitoring system specification & development

Learning outcomes:

Course overview:

Day 1: Introduction to piping vibration

Contact details

Training Team: webtraining@energyinst.org, 442074677178

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