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Instant answers to your toughest questions on piping

components and systems!

It's impossible to know all the answers when piping questions are on the table - the field is just too broad. That's why even the most experienced engineers turn to Piping Handbook, edited by Mohinder L. Nayyar, with

contribution from top experts in the field. The Handbook's 43 chapters—14 of them new to this edition—and 9 new appendices provide, in one place, everything you need to work with any type of piping, in any type of piping system:

  • design
  • layout
  • selection of materials
  • fabrication and components
  • operation
  • installation
  • maintenance

This world-class reference is packed with a comprehensive array of analytical tools, and illustrated with fully-worked-out examples and case histories. Thoroughly updated, this seventh edition features revised and new information on design practices, materials, practical applications

and industry codes and standards—plus every calculation you need to do the job.

A total revision of the classic reference on piping design practice, material application, and industry standards. Table of Contents: Definitions, Abbreviations and Units; Piping Components; Piping Materials; Piping Codes and Standards; Manufacturing of Metallic Piping; Fabrication and Installation of Piping; Hierarchy of Design Documents; Design Bases; Piping Layout; Stress Analysis of Piping; Piping Supports; Heat Tracing and Piping; Thermal Insulation of Piping; Flow of Fluids; Piping Systems; Non-Metallic Piping; Thermoplastics Piping; Fiberglass Piping Systems; Conversion Tables; Pipe Properties; Tube Properties; Friction Loss for Water in Feet Per 100 Feet of Pipe. 800 illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

Revised and updated edition of a classic reference first published in 1930 and last published in 1967 (the publisher states that 90% of the current contents are either new or extensively revised). Concentrating on practical aspects of piping, the Handbook comprehensively covers all the recent changes in the relevant codes, standards, specifications, and regulations. It also discusses the piping for toxic and hazardous waste systems; reports on the new materials now used for different piping systems; and examines the new technological developments that have revolutionized today's piping systems in such different areas as design, fabrication, installation, testing, examination, operation, and maintenance. Includes appendices with conversion tables and technical data on such topics as pipe properties, tube properties, and friction loss for water. Acidic paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070471061
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/14/1999
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Handbooks Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 2256
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 3.15 (d)

Meet the Author

Mohinder L. Nayyar, P.E., ASME Fellow, is Senior Engineering Specialist for piping and valves in the engineering department of the Bechtel Power Corporation in Frederick, Maryland, and the Editor-in-Chief and an author of the sixth and seventh editions of the field-leading Piping Handbook. As a Bechtel consultant, he has assisted many leading companies, and has supervised and supported both nuclear- and fossil-fueled projects around the world. He is Chairman of the Materials Technical Committee of the ASME B31, Pressure Piping Code, and of Materials Group of ASME B31.1, Power Piping Code; a member of ASME B16 Main Committee; and several other standards committees. He lives in Brookeville, Maryland.

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Table of Contents

Honors List
How to Use This Handbook
Pt. A Piping Fundamentals
Ch. A1 Introduction to Piping
Ch. A2 Piping Components
Ch. A3 Piping Materials
Ch. A4 Piping Codes and Standards
Ch. A5 Manufacturing of Metallic Piping
Ch. A6 Fabrication and Installation of Piping
Ch. A7 Bolted Joints
Ch. A8 Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe and Fittings
Ch. A9 Grooved and Pressfit Piping Systems
Ch. A10 Selection and Application of Values
Pt. B Generic Design Considerations
Ch. B1 Hierarchy of Design Documents
Ch. B2 Design Bases
Ch. B3 Piping Layout
Ch. B4 Stress Analysis of Piping
Ch. B5 Piping Supports
Ch. B6 Heat Tracing of Piping
Ch. B7 Thermal Insulation of Piping
Ch. B8 Flow of Fluids
Ch. B9 Cement-Mortar and Concrete Linings for Piping
Ch. B10 Fusion Bonded Epoxy Internal Linings and External Coatings for Pipeline Corrosion Protection
Ch. B11 Rubber Lined Piping Systems
Ch. B12 Plastic Lined Piping for Corrosion Resistance
Ch. B13 Double Containment Piping Systems
Ch. B14 Pressure and Leak Testing of Piping Systems
Pt. C Piping Systems
Ch. C1 Water Systems Piping
Ch. C2 Fire Protection Piping Systems
Ch. C3 Steam Systems Piping
Ch. C4 Building Services Piping
Ch. C5 Oil Systems Piping
Ch. C6 Gas Systems Piping
Ch. C7 Process Systems Piping
Ch. C8 Cryogenic Systems Piping
Ch. C9 Refrigeration Systems Piping
Ch. C10 Hazardous Piping Systems
Ch. C11 Slurry and Sludge Systems Piping
Ch. C12 Wastewater and Stormwater Systems Piping
Ch. C13 Plumbing Piping Systems
Ch. C14 Ash Handling Piping Systems
Ch. C15 Compressed Air Piping Systems
Ch. C16 Compressed Gases and Vacuum Piping Systems
Ch. C17 Fuel Gas Distribution Piping Systems
Pt. D Nonmetallic Piping
Ch. D1 Thermoplastics Piping
Ch. D2 Fiberglass Piping Systems
App. E1 Conversion Tables
App. E2 Pipe Properties (US Customary Units)
App. E2M Pipe Properties (Metric)
App. E3 Tube Properties (US Customary Units)
App. E3M Tube Properties (Metric)
App. E4 Friction Loss for Water in Feet per 100 Feet of Pipe
App. E4M Friction Loss for Water in Meters per 100 Meters of Pipe
App. E5 Acceptable Pipe, Tube and Fitting Materials per the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and the ASME Pressure Piping Code
App. E6 International Piping Material Specifications
App. E7 Miscellaneous Fluids and Their Properties
App. E8 Miscellaneous Materials and Their Properties
App. E9 Piping Related Computer Programs and Their Capabilities
App. E10 International Standards and Specifications for Pipe, Tube, Fittings, Flanges, Bolts, Nuts, Gaskets and Valves
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2004

    Disappointing Book at High Price

    The book is verbose and rich with detailed information on obscure topics, but scanty information on topics relevant to a piping engineer, like steam system piping design, steam traps or piping insulation.

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