Defect Assessment in Pipelines
Led by Dr. Phil Hopkins
November 12-14, 2018: Houston

Pipeline Integrity Management
Led by Dr. Alan Murray
November 12-14, 2018: Houston

Hydrostatic Testing of pipelines
Led by Gary Zunkel, PE
November 14-15, 2018: Houston

Fracture Mechanics for Pipeline Engineers
Led by Dr. Ted Anderson
November 14-16, 2018: Houston

Online Participation

Course documentation

You will receive, in advance, a digital PDF of the complete course document; a printed version will be sent following the course, although you should print a copy in advance for notation during the course.

If time permits, and you have registered at least 21 days in advance, we will send the print version prior to the course. Note: not applicable to courses with digital documentation only. Please check the course details on our website.


If your course also includes a textbook, this will be sent as an eBook. eBook formats vary with publishers, and you may need to acquire and install associated software. Delivery of textbooks in advance of the course is subject to the same time constraints as the course documentation.

Joining the course

Several days before the course you will receive an email with a link to the meeting. The link (meeting) will become active 30 minutes prior to the start time of the course.

What you will need

Before you can join the online course that you have signed up for, you must follow a few steps to guarantee that you have a successful experience attending remotely.

  • The Zoom Cloud Meeting application installed on your system.
  • Webcam
  • Microphone & speakers/headphones or headset
  • Broadband (non-secured) bandwidth of 3 Mbps – wired connection strongly recommended

Hardware and system requirements

Supported Operating Systems

  • MAC: Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8 /(Snow Leopard) or later
  • PC: Windows 10, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP1 or later , Windows XP with SP3 or later
  • Linux: Ubuntu 12.04 or higher, Mint 17.1 or higher, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher, Oracle Linux 6.4 or higher, CentOS 6.4 or higher, Fedora 21 or higher, OpenSUSE 13.2 or higher, ArchLinux (64-bit only)

Supported Browsers

  • Mac: Safari5+, Firefox, Chrome
  • Windows: IE7+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari5+

Processor and RAM Requirements

Minimum Recommended
Processor Single Core 1Ghz or Higher Dual Core 2Ghz or Higher (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent

Note: Linux requires a processor or graphics card that can support OpenGL 2.0 or higher.

Zoom Cloud Meeting application

To attend this course remotely, the Zoom Cloud Meeting application must be downloaded and installed. If you are doing this through a computer at your office, it may require permission from your IT department.

Once you have checked to make sure that your system meets or exceeds the requirements listed above, you will need to download the Zoom application. To do so, follow this link:

Follow the on-screen instructions for downloading and installing the Zoom application.

When you have downloaded and installed the application, you will need to test it to make sure you do not have any problems in joining our test meeting. To join the test meeting, click the link above again. This link will take you to a meeting room where you can check your audio input to your microphone, the audio output from your speakers and/or headset, and the video from your webcam.

Once you verify that your audio/visual needs are being met, take a few minutes to look around and familiarize yourself with the tools and controls. Once you feel that you understand the basic operation, click ‘Leave Meeting.’ At this point you will have successfully tested the Zoom application on your computer and will be ready to use it for the scheduled course you signed up for.

Note: When you join our test meeting, there will be no host or content. This meeting is just intended for the testing of your computer and to get you comfortable using the program.


If you have any trouble or would like assistance of any kind, call Zoom’s toll-free number: +1 (888) 799 9666. When you call, provide your meeting number: 329-709-240.

 Organized by:

Clarion Technical Conferences     Tiratsoo Technical

Supported by:

Pipelines International    Journal of Pipeline Engineering