The Piping Guide; For the Design and Drafting of Industrial Piping Systems

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 2009-11-01
  • Publisher: Construction Trades Press
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From development of the initial requirements to final drawings used in construction, this authoritative reference for the design and drafting of industrial piping systems provides a step-by-step guide to piping design. Created as an in-depth resource for professionals, this piping bible is as valuable in the field as it is in the office or the classroom. Among the topics covered in this encyclopedic survey are techniques of piping design, the assembly of piping from components, processes for connecting piping to equipment, office organization, methods to translate concepts into finished designs, and terms and abbreviations concerned. An expansive selection of charts and tables presents a wide array of informationfrequently used data; factors for establishing pipeways width; spacing between pipes with and without flanges and for "jumpovers" and "runarounds;" principal dimensions and weights for key components; conversion for customary and metric units; direct-reading metric conversion tables for dimensions and data; and a metric supplement with principal dimensional data in millimetershandily organized for quick reference.

Author Biography

Dennis J. Whistance was a chemical engineer for the HK Ferguson Company. David R. Sherwood was an engineer for Imperial Chemical Industries for 18 years. He lives in Carmichael, California

Table of Contents

Part 1-Text Piping: Uses, and Plant Construction Pipe, Fittings, Flanges, Reinforcements: In-Line Equipment and Support Equipment Valves, Pumps, Compressors, and Types of Process Equipment Organization of Work: Job Responsibilities, Drawing-Office Equipment and Procedures Drafting: Process and Piping Drawings Including Drawing Symbols, Showing Dimensions, Showing Instrumentation, and Bills of Material Design of Piping Systems: Including Arrangement, Supporting, Insulation, Heating, Venting and Draining of Piping, Vessels and Equipment Standards and Codes: for Piping Systems, Pipe, Pipe Supports, Flanges, Gaskets, Fittings, Valves, Traps, Pumps, Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Symbols and Screw Threads Abbreviations: for Piping Drawings and Industrial Chemicals Index Glossary Acknowledgements Part 2-Data Angles Structural Shapes Arranging Lines in Pipeways Bends Tangent Length Formula Channels Structural Shapes Check Valves Lift-Swing & Tilting-Disc Wafer-Type Circles Diameter- Circumference & Area Conversions Customary & Metric Units Decimals of an Inch & of a Foot Millimeters/Inches Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius Formula: Fahrenheit, Celsius, Kelvin Decimals of an Inch & of a Foot Dished Heads Volumes Expansion Linear- of Piping Materials Flange Data: Flange Classes 150 – 2500 Dimensions Pressure/Temperature Ratings Ring-Joint Data- Welding-Neck Slip-On Flanges on B/W Elbows Flow of Water through Schedule 40 Pipe Flow Resistance of Fittings Heat-Exchanger Nomenclature Lap-Joint Stub-End: ANSI & MSS Measurements Areas & Volumes Compound Angles Hypotenuse of 45° Triangles Triangles Formulas for Metric Introduction Millimeters to Feet & Inches Tables In Fractions and Decimals Miters, Angles for Paper Sizes Metric & American Personnel Clearances Pipe Data Pipe Fittings Butt-Welding Class 600 Class 300 Class 150 Elbolets® Malleable-Iron Classes 150 & 300 Nipples: Pipe and Tank Nipples Socket-Welding. Forged Steel Classes 3000, 6000 & 9000 Sockolets®. Reducing Swages Threaded. Forged Steel Classes 2000, 3000 & 6000 Thredolets®. Reducing Weldolets®. Reducing - Refer To: Pipe Fittings – Butt-Welding Pipeway Spacing In Pipeways Jumpovers At 45° Rununders At 45° Width. Formula for Planning Ring-Joint Gasket Data Rounding Values Rules for Spans of Horizontal Pipe With 3ft Rise or Fall Specific Heats Various Substances & Gases Stairways Structural Steel Angle Data Channel Data W Shapes Swages Tank & Vessel Volumes Tees – Reducing Butt-Welding Thread Engagement for Fittings Tube Data (Copper: Types K, L & M) Valve Data: ANSI Classes 150 – 2500 Check: Lift–Swing & Tilting-Disc Gate Globe API Class 800 Gate, Globe & Lift-Check Operating Heights for Valves W Shapes Structural Shapes Weights of Materials Weights of Piping

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