The Piping Guide: For the Design and Drafting of Industrial Piping Systems

The Piping Guide: For the Design and Drafting of Industrial Piping Systems

The Piping Guide: For the Design and Drafting of Industrial Piping Systems

By Dennis J Whistance and David R Sherwood

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From the development of the initial requirements to final drawings used in construction, this authoritative reference for designing and drafting industrial piping systems provides a step-by-step guide to piping design. Created as an in-depth resource for professionals, this piping bible is as valuable in the field as it is in the office or the classroom. Among the topics covered in this comprehensive survey are techniques of piping design, the assembly of piping from components, processes for connecting piping to equipment, office organization, methods to translate concepts into finished designs, and terms and abbreviations concerned. An expansive selection of charts and tables presents a wide array of information—frequently used data; factors for establishing pipe ways width; spacing between pipes with and without flanges and for “jumpers” and “runarounds;” principal dimensions and weights for critical components; conversion for customary and metric units; direct-reading metric conversion tables for measurements and data; and a metric supplement with central dimensional data in millimetres—handily organized for quick reference.