This encyclopedic volume covers almost every phase of piping design - presenting procedures in a straightforward way.;Written by 82 world experts in the field, the Piping Design Handbook: details the basic principles of piping design; explores pipeline shortcut methods in an in-depth manner; and presents expanded rules of thumb for the piping design engineer.;Generously illustrated with over 1575 figures, display equations, and tables, the Piping Design Handbook is for chemical, mechanical, process, and equipment design engineers.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Fluid flow: fluid flow; crude oils; gas flow pressure drop; measurement; natural gas; slurry systems, nomograph; slurry systems and pipelines; two-phase design; two-phase pressure drop computation; water hammer. Part 2 Fluidics. Part 3 Piping design: piping design; economic diameter; equivalent length estimation; fittings, number and types; fittings, pressure drop; flashing steam condensate; gravity flow; liquid carbon dioxide; maximum pressure for steel piping; offshore considerations; photogrammetry and computer-aided; polytropic compression; sizing economics; steam lines, optimum diameter; temperature (high) considerations; temperature (low) considerations; tracing costs; vacuum considerations; piping and instrumentation diagrams; thermoplastic hose; around control valves. Part 4 Pipeline design: dynamic programming; manifolds; non-Newtonian flow; slurry systems; slurry systems, energy reduction; two-phase flow, pressure drop and holdup equations; waxy crude oils; permafrost considerations; flow basics; loops or expansion joints; materials - selection costs, installation. Part 5 Buried pipelines: corrosion control; design; heat loss. Part 6 Pipeline support design. Part 7 Pipeline shortcut methods: collapsing pressure; collapsing pressure, nomograph; discharge from horizontal pipes; discharge from vertical pipes; economic pipe sizes; expansion of pipe; fow rates; friction losses, contraction or expansion; friction losses, fittings; friction losses, incompressible and compressible flow; friction losses, nonstandard ducts; friction losses, straight; gas flow; looped lines; parallel lines; parallel lines, computer method; pressure drop; relative capacities of pipes; sizing for steam traps; steel pipe properties; two-phase flow; weight of piping. Part 7 Pipeline operation and maintenance: friction reduction; cleaning; coatings; wear; repairing, in-service; service problems; freezing, prevention of by bleeding; leak detection; leak detection using SCADA informa
John J. McKetta