Piping Systems Manual by Brian Silowash

Piping Systems Manual

byBrian Silowash

Hardcover | October 8, 2009

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In-depth Details on Piping Systems

Filled with examples drawn from years of design and field experience, this practical guide offers comprehensive information on piping installation, repair, and rehabilitation. All of the latest codes, standards, and specifications are included.

Piping Systems Manual is a hands-on design and engineering resource that explains the reasons behind the designs. You will get full coverage of materials, components, calculations, specifications, safety, and much more. Hundreds of detailed illustrations make it easy to understand the best practices presented in the book.  

Piping Systems Manual covers:

  • ASME B31 piping codes
  • Specifications and standards
  • Materials of construction
  • Fittings
  • Valves and appurtenances
  • Pipe supports
  • Drafting practice
  • Pressure drop calculations
  • Piping project anatomy
  • Field work and start-up
  • What goes wrong
  • Special services
  • Infrastructure
  • Strategies for remote locations

About The Author

Brian Silowash, PE, CEM, LEED AP, is president of Innovative Design Engineering of America, LLC, a Pittsburgh-based engineering consulting firm specializing in facilities engineering, energy management, insurance consulting, and building inspections. He has worked as a maintenance foreman, a plant engineer, and an engineering consultan...

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Title:Piping Systems ManualFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9.5 × 7.5 × 1.08 inPublished:October 8, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071592768

ISBN - 13:9780071592765

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Terminology; Chapter 3. References; Chapter 4. Piping Codes; Chapter 5. Specifications and Standards; Chapter 6. Materials of Construction; Chapter 7. Fittings; Chapter 8. Valves and Appurtenances; Chapter 9. Pipe Supports; Chapter 10. Drafting Practice; Chapter 11. Pressure Drop Calculations; Chapter 12. Piping Project Anatomy; Chapter 13. Specifications; Chapter 14. Field Work and Start-up; Chapter 15. What Goes Wrong; Chapter 16. Special Services; Chapter 17. Infrastructure; Chapter 18. Strategies for Remote Locations; Appendix 1: Carbon Steel Pipe Schedule; Appendix 2: PVC Pipe Schedules; Appendix 3: Copper Tubing Schedules; Appendix 4: Material Properties of Some Common Piping Materials; Appendix 5: NEMA Enclosures; Appendix 6: IP Codes for Electrical Enclosures; Appendix 7: Steam Tables, English Units; Appendix 8: Steam Tables, SI Units; Appendix 9: Friction Losses; Index