-Hundreds of illustrations, photographs, and tables provide answers to even the most difficult pipeline problems at a glance.
-A must-have reference work for the pipeline professional, its durable, handy paperback format is perfect for on the job, in the office, or on the road.
-Also available is the CD-Rom version (ISBN 0884155105), containing the book, plus built-in software packages that can perform hundreds of complicated calculations in seconds.
Now in its fifth edition, the Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook has been and continues to be the standard resource for any professional in the pipeline industry. A practical and convenient reference, it provides quick solutions to the everyday pipeline problems that the pipeline engineer, contractor, or designer faces. Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook assembles hundreds of shortcuts for pipeline construction, design, and engineering. Workable “how-to” methods, handy formulas, correlations, and curves all come together in this one convenient volume.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Science & Technology Books|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.96(h) x 1.38(d)|
Table of Contents
|GENERAL INFORMATION: Cables and Ropes|
|Belts and Shafts|
|CONSTRUCTION: Project Scoping Data|
|Right of Way|
|ELECTRICAL DESIGN: Floodlighting Concepts|
|HYDROSTATIC TESTING: Appendix A|
|PIPELINE DRYING: Pipeline Dewatering, Cleaning, and Drying|
|CONTROL VALVES: Relief Valve Sizing, Selection, Installation, and Testing|
|CORROSION/COATINGS: Advances in Pipeline Protection|
|GAS-GENERAL: Considerations for Selecting Energy Measurement Equipment|
|GAS-COMPRESSION: Centrifugal Compressor Data|
|LIQUIDS-HYDRAULICS: Marine Hose Data|
|Pressure Loss Through Valves and Fittings|
|PUMPS: Reciprocating Pumps|
|MEASUREMENT: Gas Measurement|
|INSTRUMENTATION: Developments in Pipeline Instrumentation|
|Choosing the Right Technology for Integrated SCADA Communications|
|LEAK DETECTION: Pipeline Leak Detection Techniques|
|MAINTENANCE: How to Plan for Oil Pipeline Spills|