Facility Piping Systems Handbook: For Industrial, Commercial, and Healthcare Facilities

Hardcover | October 12, 2009

byMichael Frankel

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A Comprehensive Guide to Facility Piping Systems

Fully up-to-date with the latest codes and standards, this practical resource contains everything you need to plan, select, design, specify, and test piping systems for industry, commercial, and institutional applications. The book includes complete coverage of pipes, fittings, valves, jointing methods, hangers, supports, pumps, tanks, and other required equipment.

Facility Piping Systems Handbook, Third Edition, progresses from fundamentals of systems operation to a design procedure that allows quick and accurate component and pipe sizing. Listings of FDA, EPA, and OSHA requirements are included. Complete with formulas, charts, and tables, this invaluable all-in-one volume will save you time and money on the job.

Coverage includes:

  • Water treatment and purification
  • Heat transfer, insulation, and freeze protection
  • Cryogenic storage
  • Facility steam and condensate systems
  • Liquid fuel storage and dispensing
  • Fuel gas and compressed gas systems
  • Vacuum air systems
  • Animal facility piping systems
  • Life safety systems
  • Nonpotable and drinking water systems
  • Swimming pools, spas, and water attractions
  • And more

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A Comprehensive Guide to Facility Piping SystemsFully up-to-date with the latest codes and standards, this practical resource contains everything you need to plan, select, design, specify, and test piping systems for industry, commercial, and institutional applications. The book includes complete coverage of pipes, fittings, valves, jo...

Michael Frankel, CIPE, CPD, is president of Utility Systems Consultants. He has more than 35 years of experience in the plumbing industry and engineering and design profession, and is the author several books.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 1.62 inPublished:October 12, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071597212

ISBN - 13:9780071597210

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Codes and Standards; Chapter 2. Piping;Chapter 3. Solid-Liquid Separators and Interceptors; Chapter 4. Water Treatment and Purification; Chapter 5. Heat Transfer, Insulation, and Freeze Protection; Chapter 6. Site Utility Systems; Chapter 7. Turf Irrigation Systems; Chapter 8. Cryogenic Storage Systems; Chapter 9. Plumbing Systems; Chapter 10. Special Waste Drainage Systems; Chapter 11. Swimming Pools, Spas, and Water Attractions; Chapter 12. Liquid Fuel Storage and Dispensing Systems; Chapter 13. Fuel Gas Systems; Chapter 14. Compressed Gas Systems; Chapter 15. Vacuum Air Systems; Chapter 16. Animal Facility Piping Systems; Chapter 17. Line Safety Systems; Chapter 18. Water Display Fountains and Pools; Chapter 19. Nonpotable Water Systems; Chapter 20. Drinking Water Systems; Chapter 21. Heat Exchangers; Appendices A. Pipe Distribution Systems; Appendix B. Glossary and Abbreviations; Appendix C. Metric Unit Conventions and Conversions; Index