Piping and Pipeline Calculations Manual, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124169686
  • ISBN-13: 9780124169685
  • DDC: 621.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 412 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Piping and Pipeline Calculations Manual, Second Edition provides engineers and designers with a quick reference guide to calculations, codes, and standards applicable to piping systems. The book considers in one handy reference the multitude of pipes, flanges, supports, gaskets, bolts, valves, strainers, flexibles, and expansion joints that make up these often complex systems. It uses hundreds of calculations and examples based on the author's 40 years of experiences as both an engineer and instructor. Each example demonstrates how the code and standard has been correctly and incorrectly applied. Aside from advising on the intent of codes and standards, the book provides advice on compliance. Readers will come away with a clear understanding of how piping systems fail and what the code requires the designer, manufacturer, fabricator, supplier, erector, examiner, inspector, and owner to do to prevent such failures. The book enhances participants' understanding and application of the spirit of the code or standard and form a plan for compliance. The book covers American Water Works Association standards where they are applicable.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface to the First Edition.
Preface to the Second Edition.
1: Major Codes and Standards.
2: Metric versus U.S. Customary Measurement.
3: Selection and Use of Pipeline Materials.
4: Piping and Pipeline Sizing, Friction Losses, and Flow Calculations.
5: Piping and Pipeline Pressure Thickness Integrity Calculations.
6: Straight Pipe, Curved Pipe, and Intersection Calculations.
7: Piping Flexibility, Reactions, and Sustained Thermal Calculations.
8: Pipe Support Elements, Methods, and Calculations.
9: Specialty Components.
10: High-Frequency versus Low-Frequency Vibration Calculations.
11: Occasional Loads Calculations.
12: Slug Flow and Fluid Transients Calculations.
13: Fabrication and Examination Elements Calculations.
14: Valves and Flow Control Calculations.