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What is the best book for piping?
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What is the best book for piping?

What is the best book for piping?

(OP)
hello;

Please help me in finding the best basic and practical book for learning the piping!

RE: What is the best book for piping?

The piping handbook, both Nayyar and King have books by that title.

RE: What is the best book for piping?

Why not join a professional institution such as ASME, IMechE etc and get access to their virtual library? It will work out far more cost effective than buying books.

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RE: What is the best book for piping?

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RE: What is the best book for piping?

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Process Plant Piping Books

There are a lot of books that address the subject of piping. Some books address HVAC and other building systems piping. Some address fire protection piping. There are still others that address hygienic piping. Finally, there are the books that address process plant piping. Process plants (in this context) are refineries, chemical plants, power plants, waste treatment plants, and others.
The books listed here are the piping books for process plants and are just a few of the total that may be available. These happen to be the ones I have in my library. I have used all of these during my career while both working and teaching.

Piping Reference Books:
(Basin Data:)
The Piping Guide
(For the Design and Drafting of Industrial Piping Systems)
David R. Sherwood and Dennis J. Wistance, BS, MS
ISBN 0-914-08219-1

(Advanced Data:)
Piping Handbook
Mohinder L. Nayyar, P.E. (Editor in Chief)
McGraw-Hill
ISBN 0-07-046881-8


Piping Text Books:
(Basic Piping:)
Process Piping Drafting
Rip Weaver
Gulf Publishing Company
ISBN 0-87201-761-3
Also available by the same author
Process Piping Drafting “Workbook”

Process Piping Drafting
Terence M. Shumaker
Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc.
ISBN 1-56637-535-5

Piping Drafting and Design
(Using manual, AutoCAD and Pro-Pipe Applications)
Roy A. Parisher and Robert A. Rhea
Gulf Publishing Company
ISBN 0-88415-657-5
Also available by the same author
Piping Drafting and Design “Workbook”
And
Piping Drafting and Design “Instructors Guide”

(Intermediate Piping:)
Process Piping Design – Volume #1
Rip Weaver
Gulf Publishing Company
ISBN 0-87201-759-5

Process Piping Design – Volume #2
Rip Weaver
Gulf Publishing Company
ISBN 0-87201-760-1

(Advanced Piping:)
Process Plant Layout and Design
Ed. Bausbacher and Roger Hunt
Auerbach Publishers
ISBN 0-7913-0543-5

Piping Systems Drafting And Design
Louis Gary Lamit
Prentice-Hall Publisher
ISBN 0-13-676445-2

Piping Material Engineering:
Piping Material Guide, Selection and Applications
Peter Smith
Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN 0-7506-7743-0

Valve Selection Handbook (3rd Edition)
R. W. Zappe
Gulf Publishing Company
ISBN 0-87201-863-6

Valve Selection and Specification Guide
Van Nostrand Reinhold
Ronald C. Merrick
ISBN 0-442-31870-7

Piping Management Books:
Piping Engineering Leadership for Process Plant Projects
James O. Pennock
Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN 0-88415-347-9

prognosis: Lead or Lag

RE: What is the best book for piping?

These all, of course, presume that you have completed a basic course in engineering first.

Patricia Lougheed

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RE: What is the best book for piping?

Reference for your Technical Library piping

National Standard of the People’s Republic of China
1. GB 12337-1998 Steel Spherical Tanks

ARCHITECTURAL INSTITUTE OF JAPAN
2. DESIGN RECOMMENDATION FOR STORAGE TANKS AND THEIR SUPROTS 1996 EDITION – Earthquake Resistant Design of Storage Tanks and Their Supports -
ASME CODE:
1. ASME International ASME Boiler & Vessel Pressure Code ZCD699
2. ASME B31.1 Power Piping
3. ASME B31.3 Process Piping
4. ASME SECTION I Rules for Construction of Power Boilers,
5. ASME SECTION IV Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers,
6. ASME SECTION V Nondestructive Examination,
7. ASME SECTION VIII Division 1, Rules For Construction Of Pressure Vessels
8. ASME SECTION IX Qualification Standard for Welding and Brazing Procedures, Welders, Braziers, and Welding and Brazing Operators.,
9. ANSI/NB-23 National Board Inspection Code

Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual:

1. PRESSURE VESSEL HANDBOOK, Thirteenth Edition
2. Boiler Operator’s Guide, Fourth Edition, Anthony L., Kohan
3. GUIDEBOOK FOR THE DESIGN OF ASME SECTIN VIII PRESSRE VESSELS by James R. Farr and Maan H Jawad
4. Process Piping The Complete Guide to ASME B31.3 Charles Becht IV
5. ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS, Philip E. Myers.
6. Pressure Vessel Design Manual Second Edition, Dennis R. Moss
7. Pressure Vessel Design Manual Third Edition, Dennis R. Moss
8. TEMA STANDARDS OF THE TUBULAR EXCHANGER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION SEVENTH EDITION
9. TEMA STANDARDS OF THE TUBULAR EXCHANGER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION EIGHT EDITION
10. Process Plant Layout and Piping Design Ed Bausbadher & Roger Hunt
11. Engineering Design for Process Facilities


EIT & PE Professional Engineering Examination Problem Solutions
12. Solutions Manual for Mechanical Engineering, Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
13. 1001 Solved Engineering Fundamentals Problem, Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
14. Mechanical Engineering Reference Manual Ninth Edition, Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
15. Engineering-In-Training Reference Manual Eight Edition, Michael R. Lindeburg, PE

16. NAVCO PIPING DATALOG, National Valve and Manufacturing Co.
17. PRUESURE VESSEL DESIGN HANDBOOK Second Edition, Bednar.
10. Boiler Inspection Guide, Indiana Department of fire and Building Services Office of the State Building Commissioner Division of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety.
11. Design Manual for Two Phase Gas-Liquid flow in Pipelines, American Gas Association and API.
12. Thermal and Seismic Stress and Fatigue Assessment of a Helical Heat Exchanger Type ASME Pressure Vessel.
13. Seismic Evaluation of Recovered Gas Dryer Support ASME Pressure Vessel.
14. Structural Engineering Handbook Edwin H. Gaylord, Jr. and Charles N. Gaylord.
15. A Practical Guide to Pressure Vessel Manufacturing, Suin Kumar
16. ASNT’s International Chemical and Petroleum Industry Inspection Technology (ICPIIT) IX Conference June 1-4, 2005 Hyatt Regency Houston Airport Houston, Texas, USA
17. General Procedure For Designing Piping Supports Chemical and Petroleum Plants
18. Mechanical Design of Process Systems Volume 1, Piping and Pressure Vessels, A Keith Escoe
19. Mechanical Design of Process Systems Volume 2, Shell-and –tube Heat Exchangers rotating Equipment – Bins, Silos, Stacks, A Keith Escoe
20. Piping Support Design Guide for Nuclear Power Plants by S L Lee
21. CIBO Energy Efficiently Handbook, Counsel of Industrial Boiler Owners (CIBO) 1998
22. Stress Analysis Layout Considerations for Piping Designers, Rafik Kulyye Brown and Root Energy Services October 1998.
23. PIPING DESIGN and ENGINEERING ITT Grinnell Industrial Piping
24. Practical Guide to ASME B31.3, Process Piping Glynn E. Woods & Roy B Baguley
25. THE M.W. LELLOGG COMPANY DESIGN MANUAL-PIPING MECHANICAL
26. THE M.W. LELLOGG COMPANY DESIGN VESSEL STRUCTURAL STEEL
27. The Piping Guide, A Compact Reference for the Design of Piping Systems
28. Flow of Fluid Through Valves Fitting and Pipe Crane Technical Paper 410
29. DYNAMIC ANALYSIS
 ASME STS-1 APPENDIX 5.A RESPONSE SPECTRA ANALYSIS
30. Site Maintenance Department Mechanical Integrity Program Manual
31. Modern Welding Technology Third Edition Howard B. Cary
32. Structural
 Matrix Analysis of Structures, Robert E. Sennet
33. First International Symposium on Process Industry Piping, Dec. 14-17 1993
34. Steel Design Handbook, LRFD METHOD Akbor R. Tamboil
35. Manual f Steel Construction Load & Resistance Factor Design Volume I
 Structural Members Specification & Code
Manual f Steel Construction Load & Resistance Factor Design Volume II
36. Connections Route Location and Design
37. Control Valve Handbook, Fisher
38. Machinery’s Handbook 16th edition
39. Design of Piping Systems, The M.W. Kellogg Company 1956.
40. Deign of Weldments Omer W. Bldgett
41. Solutions to Design of Weldments D810.17, Omer W. Bldgett
42. Design of Welded Structures. Omer W. Bldgett
43. 8th International Seminar In Piping Design And Piping Stress Analysis May 5-9 1986 Texas A&M
44. HEAT EXCHANGER INSITIUTE ADDENDUN 1 STANDARS FOR STEAM SURFACE CONDENSERS EIGHT EDITION

NACE REFERENCE
45. CORROSION ENGINEERING Fontana and Greene
46. The Corrosion Handbook, Herbert H. Uhlig
47. Process Instruments and Control Handbook
48. Localized Corrosion NACE Publication
49. METALS SECTION Corrosion Data Survey

50. The Vanderbilt Rubber Handbook
51. Process Piping Design Volume 2, Rip Weaver
52. Hook-Up Design For Steam & Fluid Systems, SARCO CO.

MTI Publication
1. Inspection Guidelines for Pressure Vessels and Piping Volume 2: Manual and Pocket Guides MTI Publication 49

2. User’s Guide to ASME Standards for Fiberglass Tanks and Vessel MTI Publication No. 50. RTP-1 and ASME Section X.

AWS AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY
1. WELDING INSPECTION
2. AWS Welding Inspection Technology
WELDING RESEARCH COUNCIL
1. WRC BULLETIN 107
2. WRC BULLETIN 297
3. Local Stresses in Cylindrical Shells Due to External Loading on Nozzles Supplement to WRC BULLETIN 107 (Revision 1)
4. WRC BULLETIN 198
 Secondary Stress Indices for Integral Structural Attachments to Straight Pipe-
 Stress Indices at lug Supports on Piping Systems ETIN 297 LOCAL STRESS IN CYLINDRICAL SHELLS DUE TO EXTERNAL LOADING ON NOZZLES SUPPLEMENT TO WRC BULLLETIN NO 107 (REVISION 1)
5. WRC BULLETIN 329 Accuracy of Stress Intensification Factors for Branch Connections
6. WRC BULLETIN 330
 The fracture Behavior of A588 Grade A and A572 Grand 50 Weldments
 Effect Of Long-Time Postweld Heat Treatment On The Properties Of Constructional –Steel Weldments
7. WRC BULLETIN 368 Stresses in Intersecting Cylinders Subject to Pressure
8. WRC BULLETIN 406
9. WRC BULLETIN 414
10. WRC BULLETIN 417 DESIGNGIDE TO REDUCE POTENTIAL FOR VIBRATION CAUSED BY FLUID LOW INSIDE PIPES-REVIEW AND SURVEY.
11. WRC BULLETIN 429 3D Stress Criteria Guidelines for Application
12. WRC BULLETIN 435 Evaluation of Design Margins for Section VIII, Div 1. and 2 of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
13. WRC BULLETIN 444
14. WRC BULLETIN 448 January 2000 Evaluating of Welded Attachment on Pipe and Elbows
15. WRC BULLETIN 449 Guides for the Dewing and Installation of Pump Piping Systems
16. WRC BULLETIN 497 LARGE DIAMETER ROATION SHELL INTERSECTIONS
Part 1: Design of Large Diameter Ratio Shell Intersection Subject to Pressure and External Loading
Part 2: Parametric finite Element Analysis of Large Diameter Shell Intersections (Internal Pressure)
Part 3: Parametric finite Element Analysis of Large Diameter Shell Intersections (External Loadings)


Brown & Root Associate Company Metric Unit Pipe Wall Thickness Comparison Table.

Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference:
1. New Common Design Rules For U-Tube Heat-Exchangers in ASME,CODAP AND UPV CODE, Francis Osweiller
2. A Proposed ASME SECTIN VIII, DIVISION 1, TUBESHEET DESIGN PROCEDURE.
3. ANALYSIS OF TEMA TUBESHEET DESIGN RULES- COMPARISIONWITH UP TO DATE CODE METHODS
4. Part UHX White Paper, Urey R. Miller
5. Pressure Vessel Design, Nozzle Piping Reactions
6. Piping Reaction on Pressure –Vessel Nozzle
7. External Load on Nozzle

SEMINAR by CODEWARE pressure vessel & heat exchanger software

1. ASME SECTION VIII DIVISION 1 PRESSURE VESSEL DESIGNAND FABRICATION September 13-15 2004 Instructor –Kam Mokhtrian, P.E.

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3. Inspection, Fitness-For Service Flow Evaluation and Repair of Pressure Equipment, December 6 – 10, 2004 Instructor –Kam Mokhtrian, P.E.

4. ADVANCE DESIGN, ANALYSIS AND FABRICATION OF PRESSURE VESSEL ASME SECTION VIII DIVISION 2 PRESSURE VESSEL ANDOTHER INTERNATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS APRIL 25-29 2005 Instructor –Kam Mokhtrian, P.E.

5. Introduction to COMPRESS for Windows February 21, 2005 Instructors Thomas E, Barsh P.E., Mike Van Truong


SEMINAR by CODE Engineering Software:
Pipe Stress Analysis November 8, 9, 10, 1988, Houston, Texas
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CAESAR II STATIC ANALYSIS PIPE STRESS SEMINAR NOTES 1998
CAESAR II DYANIC ANALYSIS PIPE STRESS SEMINAR NOTES 1998

PVelite Vessel Design & Analysis Seminar Notes 2003

PVElite/CODECALC QA manual revised 2/03
PVElite/CODECALC 2005 QA Manual

CAESAR II Technical Reference Manual
CAESAR II User Guide
CAESAR II Application Guide



PAULIN RESEARCH GROUP FALL 2005 FINITE ELEMENT PRESSURE VESSEL & PIPING: Nozzle/Pro v6.0;Mat/Pro v1.0; FE/Pipe v4.2; Axi/PROv2.1; Mach PROv2.0.and BOS Fluids Version 4.111

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PIPE STRESS ANALYSIS DESIGN GUIDES DESIGN OF ENGINEERED COMPONENTS

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ASME Section VIII, Division 2 Pressure Vessels November 13-16 2000, Instructor –Kam Mokhtrian, P.E Orlando, FL

ASME SHORT COURSE PROGRAM ASME Section VIII, Division 1 Pressure Vessels August 11-14, 1987, James R. Farr, Robert J. Cepluch, Denver, Colorado.
 LOSS PREVENTION PART VI Pressure Containing Sizing Rupture Dices For Vessel containing Monomers, G. Harmon and H. A. Martin Rohn and Hass Company February 15-18 1970.

ASME SHORT COURSE PROGRAM EXAMMPLE DESIGN PROBLEM August 14, 1987, James R. Farr, Denver, Colorado

Reference:
 The Design of Vertical Pressure Vessels Subject to Applied forces by E.,O.
Bergman, Alhambra, Calif.

ASME SHORT COURSE PROGRAM Alteration and Repair Procedures for Boiler and Pressure Vessels August 10, 1987, Cepluch, Denver, Colorado.


ANSI/ASME SHORT COURSE PROGRAM B31.3 CHEMICAL PLANT AND PETROLEUM REFINERY PIPING, September 22- 24, 1986 Instructors: Glynn E. Woods, P. E., Ronald W. Haupt, P.E. New Orleans, Louisiana.
 A Wall Thickness Formula for High-Pressure High-temperature Piping Paper No 52-A-151
 Piping-Flexibility Analysis By A.R.C. HARKL, Louisville, KY
 Fatigue Texts of Welding Elbows and Comparable Double-Miter Bends By A.R.C. HARKL, Louisville, KY
 Fatigue Texts of Piping Components By A.R.C. HARKL, Louisville, KY
 Primary Stress Comparison ANSI B31.1 vs. ASME III Class 2 Item 21340 Design Subgroup Minutes, Jan 20 1982.
 PFI Standard ES-7 October 1980

ANSI/ASME SHORT COURSE PROGRAM B31.1 Piping Design and Analysis July 24- 26, 1986. Instructors: Ronald W. Haupt, P.E. and Philip D Flenner, Chicago, Illinois.
 A Wall Thickness Formula for High-Pressure High-temperature Piping Paper No 52-A-151
 Piping-Flexibility Analysis By A.R.C. HARKL, Louisville, KY
 Fatigue Texts of Welding Elbows and Comparable Double-Miter Bends By A.R.C. HARKL, Louisville, KY
 Fatigue Texts of Piping Components By A.R.C. HARKL, Louisville, KY
 Primary Stress Comparison ANSI B31.1 vs. ASME III Class 2 Item 21340 Design Subgroup Minutes, Jan 20 1982.
 PFI Standard ES-7 October 1980


ASME SHORT COURSE PROGRAM ASME BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE: SECTION IX WELDING AND BRAZING QUALIFICTIONS, February 23-25, 1988, Instructors: Walter J. Sperko, P.E., Michael J. Houle, Houston, Texas
South Texas Section of ASME Advanced Piping Stress Analysis Seminar
 Approximate Stress-Concentration Analysis for Pressurized Branch Pipe Connections, N. C. Lind
 Design of Radial Nozzles in Cylindrical Shell for Internal Pressure, W.L. McBride and W.S. Jacobs
 Local Stress in Spherical and Cylindrical Shells due to External Loading, K.R. Wichman, A.G. Hopper and J.L Meshon
 Local Stress in Cylindrical Shells due to External Loading on Nozzle-Supplement to WRC Bulletin No 107. Kam Kokhtarian J. L. Marshon, G.V. Ranjan and E.C. Rodabaugh
 Support for Horizontal Tank and Pipe Line Stresses in Large Horizontal Cylindered Pressure Vessel on Two Saddle Support, L.P.Aick in Chief Engineer CBI Original Paper published in September 1951 WRC Supplement..
 Bowing of Cryogenic Pipelines, W.G. Flieder, J.C.Loreia, W.J.Smith
 CHEVRON ANGOLA NORTH NEMBA Piping Stress Analysis Criteria
 Piping Vibrations, J. C. Buddy Wachel, Engineering Dynamic Incorporated San Antonio, Texas
 Vibrations in Reciprocating Machinery and Piping Systems Engineering Dynamic Incorporated San Antonio, Texas
 Displacement Method for Determining Acceptable Piping Vibration amplitudes Engineering Dynamic Incorporated San Antonio, Texas
 Design of Clamp Connections Frank C Adamek ASME Appendix 24
 Analysis of Clamp-Type Separable fluid Connectors for Nuclear Vessel Application 68-PVP-13

SEMINAR by NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATION:
Pre- Course Study Guide for Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector’ Training Course August 29, 1994. Ivy Tech State College Terre Haute, Indiana

Introduction Project Management Seminar Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Esso Production Libya, 1983, Marsal Brega, Libya

Disasu Vessel Design Estimating automated Drawing, 3D modeling for vertical /Horizontal Vessel, Stacks, Tanks, Flanges, WRC 07, August 1998

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API Standard 653 Aboveground Storage Tank Inspector Certification Examination, DHA Inspecting Services, Inc.

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ASME/API 579: Fitness-For Services Instructors: Ted Anderson, November 1-3, 2000

API 579: Fitness-For Services Instructors: David Osage, March 5-7, 2001

AIR EMISSION FORM ABROVEGRO0UND STORAGE TANKS A WORKSHOP Instructors: Rob Ferry the TGB Partnership March 28, 2001 San Antonio, Texas.

Pressure Relieving System Seminar “Application of Relief Devices” September 15-16, 1998 Houston Texas
 API RP 520 PART 1 AND 2
 API PR 521
 API RP 526
 API 2000

Risk-Based Inspection Base Resource Document API 581 May 2000

API 653 Review Course Presented by Codewest, June 13, 1994, Instructors J. W. COLEY, Houston, Texas: API 650, API 651, API 652, API 650, API 572 PUB 2015, PUB 2207, IRE, ASME V NDE, ASME IX WELDING.

API 510 CODEWEST November 1993

NACE:
Coating Inspector Training and Certification Program Lever I
Coating Inspector Training and Certification Program Lever II

ASNT
Ultrasonic Inspection Level I, Krautkaramer
Ultrasonic Inspection Level II, Krautkaramer
MAGETIC PARTICAL INSPECTIN SEMINAL MY 7,14, 21, 1994
Radiographic Film Interpretation of Weldments Course April 28-29 1995

AWS (AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY)
WELDING INSPECTION TEDHNOLOGY Cincinnati, Ohio March 7-12 1994.
AWS WELDING HANDBOOK

RE: What is the best book for piping?

Well LSThill you have done it again. Totally avoided answering the guy's question and performed a most excellent "cut and paste" of references. Maybe once you may answer the specific question asked!!!!

Mishov: It all depends at what level you are at. If you are a novice as regards engineering then as VPL suggests you need a grasp of engineering subjects before you move on. If you are a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and want an understanding then the two Piping Handbooks proposed above will suffice. If you want to become a Piping engineer then get yourself a job working under a competent Senior piping engineer-it's the best way to learn.

RE: What is the best book for piping?

I note that Amazon are selling a reprint of Kelloggs The Piping andbook for about 16 bucks. I would start there. That should keep anyone busy for six months getting their head aornd that classic.

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”
---B.B. King
http://waterhammer.hopout.com.au/

RE: What is the best book for piping?

Would have to agree with this one-

28. Flow of Fluid Through Valves Fitting and Pipe Crane Technical Paper 410

RE: What is the best book for piping?

The challenge with learning the craft of a piping engineer is that you spend 50 years trying to get there and then you are told you too old to do your job. Given that 35% of the worlds energy is used moving fluids around in pipes I am amazed we arent paid a fortune to do it.

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”
---B.B. King
http://waterhammer.hopout.com.au/

RE: What is the best book for piping?

stanier,
Agree with your sentiments entirely. Compared to your average Project Engineer/Manager a good Piping Engineer is very poorly paid by comparison. It just goes to show bullsh!t does baffle brains!!!!

RE: What is the best book for piping?

I have to agree with DSB123's and stanier's replies from 11th of july.
Second, I'd like to add Peng & Peng's "Pipe Stress Engineering" book and Becht's 3rd edt of "Process Piping: The Complete Guide to ASME B31.3, Third Edition". The latter should, I think, be read first if you're pretty new to piping and B31.3. Peng's book is not that cheap as Kellogg's book but it is of the same value, and goes a bit more deep in terms of engineering analysis of piping systems. Well worth the 120 bucks on Amazon.

RE: What is the best book for piping?

stanier (Mechanical), XL83NL (Mechanical)

Which EDUCATION ARE YOU REFERECE TO:
MKW-1956 Design of Piping Systems
MWK-1941 Design of Piping Systems


RE: What is the best book for piping?

DBS123,

Depends if you slave away for a company or hire yourself out as a consultant. $/hr is the way to go so if they want you travelling and working away from home you can earn the cash. The project manager may save awy 70 hours a week and take work home but on $/hr basis you are quids a head. Amazing how many pipers are on contract.

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”
---B.B. King
http://waterhammer.hopout.com.au/

RE: What is the best book for piping?

stanier (Mechanical) {GOOGLE SEARCH E-LIBARY}

ITEM ABOVE 39.Design of Piping Systems, The M.W. Kellogg Company 1956 FILE =23,300KB

NOT LISTED Design of Piping Systems, The M.W. Kellogg Company -1941
FILE = 10,032

RE: What is the best book for piping?

LSThill, your replies indicate you're a bot but Ill give it a try.

Quote (LSThill)

Which EDUCATION ARE YOU REFERECE TO:
MKW-1956 Design of Piping Systems
MWK-1941 Design of Piping Systems

what do you mean?
my post was referring to a different book, nothing to do with MKW (which should be MWK I think, which I assume is MW Kellogg).

can your (future) posts be a little bit more detailed?

RE: What is the best book for piping?

Non degreed piping designers in oil and gas industry command salaries of $45-70 an hour. CADWORX, PDMS and other similar programs are used. Some good resources for this are:


Society of Piping engineers and designers

http://www.spedweb.com

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Horn Drafting & CAD Center

http://www.horncadcenter.com/index.html

http://www.horncadcenter.com/class_offered.html

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Houston Community College

http://northwest.hccs.edu/northwest/workforce-prog...

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American Petroleum Institute

http://www.api.org/publications-standards-and-stat...

RE: What is the best book for piping?

mishov,
Perhaps you need to define your question a little finer?
"Please help me in finding the best basic and practical book for learning the piping!"

In many peoples minds there is a "Family Tree" of Piping
There is"
    Piping Material Engineering
    Plant Layout & Piping Design
    Piping Material Control & Logistics
    Piping Stress Engineering
    Piping Engineering Lead
Are you asking about ALL of these or are you asking about one in particular?

prognosis: Lead or Lag

RE: What is the best book for piping?

XL83NL,
Remember all you ever get from LSThill is a very good "cut and paste" response, nothing prescriptive just general bibliography. Like the one above. The OP requested recommendations on piping books so what does all the references to vessel and tank standards have to do with piping directly - answer nothing. Indirectly they have but that was not the OP question.

Stanier,
Agree the best way is to be a Contractor hiring yourself out to the Companies that need you. That's why I have been contract since 1987.

Regards

DSB123

RE: What is the best book for piping?

When you contract out you free to walk if you are not respected. You know when they will ask you to leave as you are in control of the work. You are in control. I take the view from the medical industry. You can be a brain surgeon or a general practitioner. the brain surgeon gets far more monetarily than the GP. However both enjoy their jobs. It is not all about the money.

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.”
---B.B. King
http://waterhammer.hopout.com.au/

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eBook - Mastering Tolerances for Machined Parts
When making CNC machined parts, mastering tolerances can be challenging. Are general tolerances good enough? When does it make sense to call out for tighter tolerances? Do you need a better understanding of fits, datums, or GD&T? Learn about these topics and more in Xometry's new e-book. Download Now
eBook – How to Choose the Correct Corrosion Testing Method
When designing a metal component, engineers have to consider how susceptible certain alloys are to corrosion in the final product’s operating environment. In a recent study by NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers), it was estimated that the direct and indirect costs of corrosion in the United States is approximately 6.2% of the GDP. In 2016, that cost exceeded $1 trillion dollars for the first time. Download Now

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