49702 Gas Distribution Technology and Management6cp; block attendance; availability: all courses
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This subject aims to introduce the principles, concepts and methods of designing, operating and managing gas distribution systems with due regard for security, safety and other related aspects. Topics include general overview of gas distribution; typical features of gas distribution systems; gas distribution technologies; gas distribution network design; construction of gas distribution systems; network operational practices and procedures; maintenance and safety issues; management of gas distribution networks; marketing issues and technological trends. Emphasis is placed on achieving depth and balance in all aspects of the design and development of gas distribution networks, with topical case studies providing an application focus.
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