Taking a big-picture approach, Piping and Pipeline Engineering: Design, Construction, Maintenance, Integrity, and Repair elucidates the fundamental steps to any successful piping and pipeline engineering project, whether it is routine maintenance or a new multi-million dollar project. The author explores the qualitative details, calculations, and techniques that are essential in supporting competent decisions. He pairs coverage of real world practice with the underlying technical principles in materials, design, construction, inspection, testing, and maintenance. Discover the seven essential principles that will help establish a balance between production, cost, safety, and integrity of piping systems and pipelines The book includes coverage of codes and standards, design analysis, welding and inspection, corrosion mechanisms, fitness-for-service and failure analysis, and an overview of valve selection and application. It features the technical basis of piping and pipeline code design rules for normal operating conditions and occasional loads and addresses the fundamental principles of materials, design, fabrication, testing and corrosion, and their effect on system integrity.
Offers coverage of design, engineering, chemical resistance, costs, standards, codes and specifications. The text provides a resistance guide that lists over 800 chemicals and nearly 400 trade names cross-referenced to formal chemical names, covering all known chemical resistance data for the most popular thermoplastic piping systems. The book covers applications, selection, installation and maintenance.
Half of the standards in this volume are specifications that establish standard property requirements for plastic pipe, tubing, and fittings, including ABS, CPVC, PB, PVC, polyethylene, reinforced thermosetting, and styrene-rubber. Also included are specifications for joints and seals and solvent cement. It also includes practices that define appropriate installation procedures, and concludes with specifications and accompanying test procedures for building products such as PVC windows.