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The Planning Guide to Piping Design

Peter Smith has joined forces with skilled consultants to take his piping series to the next level. The Planning Guide to Piping Design covers the entire process of planning a plant model project from conceptual to mechanical completion, and explains where the piping lead falls in the process along with his roles and responsibilities. Piping Engineering Leads (or PEL's) used to only receive on-the-job training to learn the operation of producing a process plant. Over time, more schools and programs have developed a more advanced curriculum for piping engineers and designers. However, younger generations of engineers and designers are growing up with a much more technological view of piping design and are in need of a handbook that will explain the proven methods of planning and monitoring the piping design in step-by-step processes. This handbook will provide mentors in the process piping industries the bridge needed for the upcoming engineer and designer to grasp the requirements of piping supervision in the modern age.

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Published: November 2013

Imprint: Gulf Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-12-799993-7

Contents


  • Foreword

    Preface

    List of Figures

    List of Tables

    1 Before You Begin

    1.1 Introduction

    1.2 Standards

    1.2.1 Standard Drawings

    1.2.2 Charts

    1.2.3 Drawing Templates and Drawing Standards

    1.2.4 Drawing Numbering

    1.2.5 3-D Model Numbering

    1.2.6 Material Commodity Codes

    1.3 Specifications

    1.3.1 Piping Classes

    1.4 Procedures

    1.4.1 Stick Files

    1.4.2 Inter-discipline Drawing Reviews

    1.4.3 Line Numbering

    1.4.4 Stress Analysis

    1.4.5 CAD Set-up

    1.4.6 3-D Model Reviews

    1.4.7 Checking

    1.4.8 Manhour Estimating

    1.4.9 Progress Reporting

    1.4.10 Management of Change

    1.4.11 As-Builting

    1.4.12 Project Close-out

    1.5 Piping Execution Plan

    1.5.1 Design Basis Memorandum (DBM)

    1.5.2 Project Execution Plan (PEP)

    1.5.3 Contracting and Procurement Plan and Construction Execution Plan

    1.6 Conclusion

    2 Procedures

    2.1 Introduction

    2.2 Master Stick Files, Working Copies, and Inter-Discipline Drawing Reviews (IDR)

    2.2.1 Master Stick Files

    2.2.2 Working Copies

    2.2.3 Inter-Discipline Drawing Reviews

    2.3 Vendor Drawing Reviews

    2.4 Line Numbering

    2.4.1 Line Numbering Rules

    2.5 Stress Analysis

    2.5.1 The Stress Analysis Procedure

    2.5.2 Stress Analysis Procedure Notes

    2.6 Model Reviews

    2.6.1 Model Review Procedure

    2.6.2 Model Review Matrix

    2.7 Checking

    2.7.1 Clash Check Reporting Procedure

    2.7.2 Equipment Checking Procedure

    2.7.3 Piping Arrangement and Isometric Checking

    2.7.4 Prerequisites and Checking Procedure

    2.8 Manhour Estimating and Manpower Planning

    2.8.1 Manhour Estimating

    2.8.2 Manpower Planning

    2.8.3 Other Considerations

    3 Deliverables

    3.1 Introduction

    3.2 Deliverables

    3.2.1 Cover Sheets and Drawing Indexes

    3.2.2 Plot Plan

    3.2.3 Key Plans

    3.2.4 Location Plans

    3.2.5 Piping Arrangements

    3.2.6 Isometrics

    3.2.7 Isometric Logs

    3.2.8 Tie-in Isometrics

    3.2.9 Tie-in List

    3.2.10 Demolition Drawings

    3.2.11 Heat Tracing Circuit Layouts

    3.2.12 Heat Tracing Logs

    3.2.13 3-D Models

    3.2.14 Model Indexes

    3.2.15 CWP Drawing Packages and Scopes of Work (SOW)

    3.2.16 Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)

    3.2.17 Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)

    3.2.18 Line Designation Tables (LDTs)

    4 Detailed Design

    4.1 Introduction

    4.2 Contracting and Procurement Plan and Construction Execution Plan

    4.3 Modularized and Field Erected Piping Splits and CWP Boundaries

    4.3.1 Notes to Figure 4-1

    4.4 Model Boundaries

    4.4.1 Study Model Boundaries

    4.4.2 Detailed Model Boundaries

    4.5 Shop and Field Material Splits

    4.6 Procurement Splits

    4.7 Issued For Bid and Bid Evaluations

    4.7.1 Issued for Bid

    4.7.2 Clarifications from Bidders and Bid Evaluations

    4.8 Equipment Coordinates and Elevations

    4.9 Module Design

    4.9.1 Design Considerations

    4.10 Module Numbering

    4.11 Drafting Practice

    4.11.1 A Brief History

    4.11.2 3-D CAD Drafting Practice

    4.11.3 Ownership and Training

    4.11.4 Piping Arrangements

    4.11.5 Isometrics

    4.12 Holds

    4.13 Project Binders and Lists

    4.13.1 Project Binders

    4.13.2 Piping Job Notes and CAD Job Notes

    4.13.3 Action Item List and Needs List

    4.13.4 Equipment List

    4.13.5 Data Sheets

    4.14 Managing Standard Drawings

    4.15 Project Meetings

    4.16 Progress Monitoring

    4.17 Design Change Notice (DCN)

    4.18 Field Change Notice (FCN)

    4.19 Request For Information (RFI)

    5 Shop Fabrication

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Kick-off Meetings

    5.3 Scopes of Work (SOW)

    5.3.1 Example of Pipe Spool Fabrication Scope of Work

    5.3.2 Example of Module Fabrication and Assembly Scope of Work

    5.4 Instruction to the Fabricator

    5.4.1 Example of Instruction to Fabricator

    5.5 Requests For Information (RFI)

    5.6 Visits with the Fabricators

    5.6.1 The Value of Shop Visits

    5.6.2 Supporting the Fabricators

    5.7 Automatic Spool Generation

    5.8 Conclusion

    6 Field Construction

    6.1 Introduction

    6.2 Support from the Home Office

    6.2.1 Kick-off Meetings

    6.2.2 Field Erection of Piping Scope of Work

    6.2.3 Computers, 3-D Software Set-ups, and Maintenance

    6.2.4 Request for Information

    6.3 Support in the Field

    6.3.1 Utilizing the 3-D Models

    6.3.2 Problem Solving

    6.3.3 Punch Lists and Deficiency Reports

    6.3.4 Compiling and Submitting RFIs

    6.3.5 Investigating Back Charges and Extras

    6.3.6 Progress Monitoring

    6.3.7 Maintaining the Master Stick Files

    6.3.8 As-Builting

    6.4 Lessons Learned

    6.5 Safety

    Abbreviations

    Index

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