University of Calgary

ENME 676 - Pipeline Stress Analysis - Winter 2022

Introduction to the stress analysis and design of buried pipelines. Allowable working stress design and strain-based design. Considerations such as operating pressure/temperature, buoyancy, buckling, and pipe-soil interaction are examined. Pipeline flexibility analysis is explored using both analytical and numerical methods. Mitigation strategies for pipelines are discussed. The pertinent requirements of the current North American pipeline codes are addressed.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (12 HOURS)


  • Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Pipeline Engineering.


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