Secure CheckoutPersonal information is secured with SSL technology.
Free ShippingFree global shipping
No minimum order.
Piping and Pipeline Calculations Manual, Second Edition provides engineers and designers with a quick reference guide to calculations, codes, and standards applicable to piping systems. The book considers in one handy reference the multitude of pipes, flanges, supports, gaskets, bolts, valves, strainers, flexibles, and expansion joints that make up these often complex systems. It uses hundreds of calculations and examples based on the author's 40 years of experiences as both an engineer and instructor. Each example demonstrates how the code and standard has been correctly and incorrectly applied.
Aside from advising on the intent of codes and standards, the book provides advice on compliance. Readers will come away with a clear understanding of how piping systems fail and what the code requires the designer, manufacturer, fabricator, supplier, erector, examiner, inspector, and owner to do to prevent such failures. The book enhances participants' understanding and application of the spirit of the code or standard and form a plan for compliance.
The book covers American Water Works Association standards where they are applicable.
- Updates to major codes and standards such as ASME B31.1 and B31.12
- New methods for calculating stress intensification factor (SIF) and seismic activities
- Risk-based analysis based on API 579, and B31-G
- Covers the Pipeline Safety Act and the creation of PhMSA
Piping Engineers, Designers, Civil Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Petroleum Engineers and Chemical Engineers
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Chapter 1. Major Codes and Standards
Structure of Codes
Chapter 2. Metric versus U.S. Customary Measurement
Hard versus Soft Metric Conversion
SI System of Measurement
Methods of Conversion from One System to the Other
Challenges for Converting from One System to the Other
Chapter 3. Selection and Use of Pipeline Materials
Selection of Materials
ASTM and Other Material Specifications
Listed and Unlisted Materials
Allowed Stress Criteria for Time-Dependent Stresses
Stress Criteria for Nonmetals
Corrosion and Other Factors
Chapter 4. Piping and Pipeline Sizing, Friction Losses, and Flow Calculations
Fluid Mechanics Classes
Equivalent Pipe Lengths
Chapter 5. Piping and Pipeline Pressure Thickness Integrity Calculations
Basic Wall Thickness Calculations
Basic Code Equations
Pipe Turns or Bends
Chapter 6. Straight Pipe, Curved Pipe, and Intersection Calculations
Chapter 7. Piping Flexibility, Reactions, and Sustained Thermal Calculations
Expansion and Stress Range
Linear Expansion due to Heat
Required Flexibility Analysis
SIF Development Methodology and B31-J
Chapter 8. Pipe Support Elements, Methods, and Calculations
Chapter 9. Specialty Components
Blocks for Anchor Flanges
Chapter 10. High-Frequency versus Low-Frequency Vibration Calculations
Severe Cyclic Service
Types of Vibration
Working with Vibration
Chapter 11. Occasional Loads Calculations
Earthquake Occasional Loads
Ice and Snow Occasional Loads
Wind Occasional Loads
Chapter 12. Slug Flow and Fluid Transients Calculations
Chapter 13. Fabrication and Examination Elements Calculations
Dissimilar Metal Welds
Pipe Denting or Flattening
Bending Non Standard Radii
Chapter 14. Valves and Flow Control Calculations
Other Valve Issues
- No. of pages:
- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2014
- 12th February 2014
- Paperback ISBN:
- eBook ISBN:
J. Phillip Ellenberger, P.E., retired as Vice President of Engineering at WFI International (a division of Bonney Forge ) in Houston, Texas, a design and manufacturing firm specializing in machined branch connections. He is a life member of ASME, for which he serves on several codes and standards committees. He is active with the B16 F & C subcommittees, the B31.3 design task group, and the B31 mechanical design and fabrication committee. Mr. Ellenberger is also the MSS Chairman of the Coordinating Committee and Committee 113, and IS member of WG 10 SC67. He has taught piping stress analysis at the University of Houston, and numerous professional seminars on B31.3 and related topics.
Vice President of Engineering at WFI International (a division of Bonney Forge ), retired
"This monograph serves as a guide to the principle intentions of the piping systems codes or standards and provides advice on compliance. The author demonstrates a clear understanding of how piping fail and what the code systems requires the designer, manufacturer, fabricator, supplier, erector, examiner, inspector, and owner to do to prevent such failures. The focus of the book is to enhance participants' understanding and application of the spirit of the code or standard and form a plan for compliance. The book is enhanced by a multitude of calculations to assist in problem solving, directly applying the rules and equations for specific design and operating conditions to illustrate correct applications."--MCEER
Elsevier.com visitor survey
We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on Elsevier.com.
We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit.
If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website.
Thanks in advance for your time.