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Piping Engineering Leadership for Process Plant Projects - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780884153474, 9780080492070

Piping Engineering Leadership for Process Plant Projects

1st Edition

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Author: James Pennock
Hardcover ISBN: 9780884153474
eBook ISBN: 9780080492070
Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing
Published Date: 15th May 2001
Page Count: 288
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James O. Pennock has compiled 45 years of personal experience into this how-to guide. Focusing on the position of "lead in charge," this book is an indispensable resource for anyone, new or seasoned veteran, whose job it is to lead the piping engineering and design of a project.

The "lead" person is responsible for the successful execution of all piping engineering and design for a project, technical and non-technical aspects alike. The author defines the roles and responsibilities a lead will face and the differences found in various project types.

Key Features

  • Incorporates four decades of personal experience in a How-To guide
  • Focuses on the position of "lead in charge"
  • Includes coverage of topics often ignored in other books yet essential for success: management, administrative, and control responsibilities


Piping engineering management

Table of Contents

Part I Roles and Responsibilities
1. Piping
2. Engineering Management and other Engineering Disciplines
3. Nonengineering Groups

Part II Project Descriptions
4. Project Types, Terms, and Execution Philosophy
5. Grassroots Projects
Revamp and Rebuild Projects

Part III Procurement, Pipe Fabrication, and Contracts
7. Procurement Responsibilities
8. Pipe Shop Fabrication
9. Contracts and Construction Work Packages (CWP)

Part IV Project Execution
10. Project Fedinition--Scope of Work
11. Estimating
12. Scheduling
13. Planning and Organizing
14. Staffing and Directing
15. Controlling Change
16. Reporting
17. Project Completion

Part V The Future
18. Where Do We Go from Here?


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About the Author

James Pennock

Affiliations and Expertise

James O. Pennock, a lead for 39 years at Fluor Daniel, has been responsible for innumerable "cradle to grave" executions of grass roots or revamp projects in refineries, petrochemical and chemical plants.


"Uniquely focused on the position of lead in charge, the author of the book, James Pennock-a lead for 39 years at Fluor Daniel, compiles his vast experience into this practical how-to guide." --Chemical Industry Digest

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