It's impossible to know all the answers when piping questions are on the table - the field is just too broad. That's why even the most experienced engineers turn to Piping Handbook, edited by Mohinder L. Nayyar, with contribution from top experts in the field. The Handbook's 43 chapters--14 of them new to this edition--and 9 new appendices provide, in one place, everything you need to work with any type of piping, in any type of piping system:
selection of materials
fabrication and components
This world-class reference is packed with a comprehensive array of analytical tools, and illustrated with fully-worked-out examples and case histories. Thoroughly updated, this seventh edition features revised and new information on design practices, materials, practical applications and industry codes and standards--plus every calculation you need to do the job.
From the Back Cover
"Well-written and coordinated...it should be in the library of all architect and engineering firms." - Applied Mechanics Review". "Completely revised and updated...covers all aspects of piping and piping systems from basic concepts to current technologies." - New Technical Books, New York Public Library. Includes the Newest Codes & Standards! Upgraded, updated, and unsurpassed - the Piping Handbook now in its seventh edition, covers the entire field of piping-related subjects. It's the most useful, complete, well-organized, and internationally applicable professional reference in the field. Featuring 90% completely new or meticulously revised text, 15 added sections, and the inclusion of SI units, this bestselling guide thoroughly reflects the latest changes in piping design, practice, materials, and industry standards. Key features: Full coverage of materials and their properties and limitations; Hundreds of piping systems design details; New sections on bolted and threaded joints, erosion and corrosion, double containment piping systems, international piping material specifications, standards, and more.
About the Author
Mohinder L. Nayyar, P.E., ASME Fellow, is Senior Engineering Specialist for piping and valves in the engineering department of the Bechtel Power Corporation in Frederick, Maryland, and the Editor-in-Chief and an author of the sixth and seventh editions of the field-leading Piping Handbook. As a Bechtel consultant, he has assisted many leading companies, and has supervised and supported both nuclear- and fossil-fueled projects around the world. He is Chairman of the Materials Technical Committee of the ASME B31, Pressure Piping Code, and of Materials Group of ASME B31.1, Power Piping Code; a member of ASME B16 Main Committee; and several other standards committees. He lives in Brookeville, Maryland.