Introduction to AC Interference on Buried Pipelines (trial version)

  • Author: Technical
  • Level: Beginner
  • Study time: 2 hours
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Course overview
Immerse yourself in the world of pipeline integrity through our 2-hour self-paced course about AC interference. Explore the basics of AC circuits and gain an understanding of how AC interference affects pipelines.

This module will help you grasp the significant impact of AC interference on pipeline integrity and provide you with the tools to analyze and investigate such issues.

By completing this module, you'll have a strong foundation in AC interference fundamentals and modeling for buried pipelines, giving you valuable insights for your industry journey. Enroll today to enhance your expertise and ensure the stability of pipeline integrity.
  • Video time: 2 hours
  • Exams: 1

David Willoughby

Content SME for Horizontal Directional Drilling 
Mr. Willoughby has 40 years of experience in engineering, pipeline design, corrosion control, and management in the petroleum and utilities pipeline industry. His experience includes gas transmission and distribution systems, petroleum facilities, and water/sewer pipelines from conception through design, construction and testing, economic evaluation, and project field supervision.

Mr. Willoughby has been responsible for the design, permitting, inspection, and construction administration of numerous horizontal directional drills (HDD) on pipeline projects.
He is the author of several articles and two books published by McGraw-Hill, The Plastic Piping Handbook (2002) and Horizontal Directional Drilling (2005).Mr. Willoughby provides HDD training to the pipeline and utility industries.

He has presented at the engineering workshop at N.C. Utilities Commission Office of the Pipeline Safety Conference and the Southern Gas Association Annual Conference.

Mr. Willoughby’s HDD training is used to provide Professional Development Hours (PDU) for professional engineers in many states, including Texas.