eBook Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook, 8th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 012387694X
  • ISBN-13: 9780123876942
  • DDC: 621.8672
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 806 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Presented in easy-to-use, step-by-step order, Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook is a quick reference for day-to-day pipeline operations. For more than 35 years, the Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook has served as the "go-to" reference for solving even the most day-to-day vexing pipeline workflow problems. Now in its 8th edition, this handbook continues to set the standard by which all other piping books are judged. Along with over 30% new or updated material regarding codes, construction processes, and equipment, this book continues to offer hundreds of "how-to" methods and handy formulas for pipeline construction, design, and engineering and features a multitude of calculations to assist in problem solving, directly applying the rules and equations for specific design and operating conditions to illustrate correct application, all in one convenient reference.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: General Information.
2: Construction.
3: Pipe Design.
4: Electrical Design.
5: Hydrostatic Testing.
6: Pipeline Drying.
7: Control Valves.
8: Corrosion/Coatings.
9: Gas—General.
10: Gas—Compression.
11: Gas—Hydraulics.
12: Liquids—General.
13: Liquids—Hydraulics.
14: Pumps.
15: Measurement.
16: Instrumentation.
17: Leak Detection.
18: Tanks.
19: Maintenance.
20: Economics.
21: Rehabilitation–Risk Evaluation.
22: Conversion Factors.