Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual

Author: E. Shashi Menon

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780123838544

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 576

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Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual aims to guide engineers and technicians in the processes of planning, designing, and construction of a pipeline system, as well as to provide the necessary tools for cost estimations, specifications, and field maintenance. The text includes understandable pipeline schematics, tables, and DIY checklists. This source is a collaborative work of a team of experts with over 180 years of combined experience throughout the United States and other countries in pipeline planning and construction. Comprised of 21 chapters, the book walks readers through the steps of pipeline construction and management. The comprehensive guide that this source provides enables engineers and technicians to manage routine auditing of technical work output relative to technical input and established expectations and standards, and to assess and estimate the work, including design integrity and product requirements, from its research to completion. Design, piping, civil, mechanical, petroleum, chemical, project production and project reservoir engineers, including novices and students, will find this book invaluable for their engineering practices. Back-of-the envelope calculations Checklists for maintenance operations Checklists for environmental compliance Simulations, modeling tools and equipment design Guide for pump and pumping station placement

Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual

Author: E. Shashi Menon

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780123838674

Category: Science

Page: 552

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The objective of this book is to provide engineers with the necessary tools and techniques for formulating plans, designs, cost estimates and specifications for pipeline construction and field maintenance and modernization programs. Packed with easy to read and understand tables, pipeline schematics, bullet lists and "what to do next" checklists. This easy to use book covers the design, construction, and operation of onshore pipeline systems. The incorporate construction methods, commissioning, pressure testing, and start up into the design of a pipeline system. The focus is on pipeline routing, mechanical design, construction methods, hydraulics, installation, and operations of onshore pipeline systems. With this book readers will acquire and/or consolidate the essential knowledge and skills to design, construct, and operate pipelines. Design and simulation problems are an integral part of this book. With this book in hand, engineers will be able to: Routine auditing of technical work output relative to technical input and established criteria and expectations. Assessment and estimation of work scope including pipeline design integrity and resourcing requirements from enquiry through to project completion. To carry out conceptual designs in support of concept selection studies. Back-of-the envelope calculations Checklists for maintenance operations Checklists for environmental compliance Simulations, modeling tools and equipment design Guide for pump and pumping station placement

Oil and Gas Pipeline Fundamentals

Author: John L. Kennedy

Publisher: PennWell Books

ISBN: 9780878143900

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 366

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Industry expert John Kennedy details the oil and gas pipeline operation industry in this complete text. Contents: Pipeline industry overview Types of pipelines Pipe manufacture and coating Fundamentals of pipeline design Pumps and compressors Prime movers Construction practices and equipment Welding techniques and equipment Operation and control Metering and storage Maintenance and repair Inspection and rehabilitation Pipeline regulation Safety and environmental protection Tommorrow's technology. (Amazon)

Piping and Pipeline Calculations Manual

Construction, Design Fabrication and Examination

Author: Philip Ellenberger

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0124169686

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 412

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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

Oil & Gas Pipelines in Nontechnical Language

Author: Thomas O. Miesner,William L. Leffler

Publisher: PennWell Corporation

ISBN: 159370058X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 357

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This text explains the how's and why's of the pipeline industry. It was written for those not directly involved in pipeline operations - legal, supply, accounting, finance, and human resource specialists, and people who service and sell equipment to pipeline companies. But even engineers and expert pipeliners can gain insights from the book's depth and broad perspective.

Cost Estimating Manual for Pipelines and Marine Structures

New Printing 1999

Author: John S. Page

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080503241

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

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From the Book - Preface: This manual has been compiled to provide time frames, labor crews and equipment spreads to assist the estimator in capsulizing an estimate for the installation of cross-country pipelines, marshland pipelines, nearshore and surf zone pipelines, submerged pipelines, wharfs, jetties, dock facilities, single-point morring terminals, offshore drilling and production platforms and equipment and appurtenances installed thereon. The time frames and labor and equipment spreads which appear throughout this manual are the result of many time and method studies conducted under varied conditions and at locations throughout the world; these time frames and labor and equipment spreads reflect a complete, unbiased view of all operations involved. When one is engaged in compiling an estimate from any information furnished by others, as is the case with this manual, he should view it in an objective light, giving due consideration to the nature of the project at hand and evaluating all items that may affect the productivity of labor and all other elements involved.

Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics

Author: E. Shashi Menon

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203021385

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 296

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Avoiding lengthy mathematical discussions, this reference specifically addresses issues affecting the day-to-day practices of those who design, operate, and purchase liquid pipelines in the oil, water, and process industries. Liquid Pipeline Hydraulics supplies an abundance of practical examples and applications for an in-depth understanding of liquid properties, as well as the layout, assessment, and enhancement of effective pipeline systems. The most valuable and reader-friendly reference available for engineers concerned with the optimization of liquid transportation through pipelines

Oil and Gas Pipelines and Piping Systems

Design, Construction, Management, and Inspection

Author: Alireza Bahadori

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 0128038411

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 660

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Oil and Gas Pipelines and Piping Systems: Design, Construction, Management, and Inspection delivers all the critical aspects needed for oil and gas piping and pipeline condition monitoring and maintenance, along with tactics to minimize costly disruptions within operations. Broken up into two logical parts, the book begins with coverage on pipelines, including essential topics, such as material selection, designing for oil and gas central facilities, tank farms and depots, the construction and installment of transportation pipelines, pipe cleaning, and maintenance checklists. Moving over to piping, information covers piping material selection and designing and construction of plant piping systems, with attention paid to flexibility analysis on piping stress, a must-have component for both refineries with piping and pipeline systems. Heavily illustrated and practical for engineers and managers in oil and gas today, the book supplies the oil and gas industry with a must-have reference for safe and effective pipeline and piping operations. Presents valuable perspectives on pipelines and piping operations specific to the oil and gas industry Provides all the relevant American and European codes and standards, as well as English and Metric units for easier reference Includes numerous visualizations of equipment and operations, with illustrations from various worldwide case studies and locations

Gas Pipeline Hydraulics

Author: Shashi Menon,Pramila Menon

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466976705

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 534

View: 8612

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This book is concerned with the steady state hydraulics of natural gas and other compressible fluids being transported through pipelines. Our main approach is to determine the flow rate possible and compressor station horsepower required within the limitations of pipe strength, based on the pipe materials and grade. It addresses the scenarios where one or more compressors may be required depending on the gas flow rate and if discharge cooling is needed to limit the gas temperatures. The book is the result of over 38 years of the authors' experience on pipelines in North and South America while working for major energy companies such as ARCO, El Paso Energy, etc.

Estimator's Piping Man-Hour Manual

Author: John S. Page

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080506005

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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This reference provides reliable piping estimating data including installation of pneumatic mechanical instrumentation used in monitoring various process systems. This new edition has been expanded and updated to include installation of pneumatic mechanical instrumentation, which is used in monitoring various process systems.

Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)

Utility and Pipeline Applications

Author: David Willoughby

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071502139

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 1868

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This is a complete sourcebook of information on Horizontal Directional Drilling, the installation of pipelines and utilities beneath obstacles such as water and roadways. HDD is a fast-growing technology in the trenchless industry. Provides technical information on the design, permitting, construction, bid documents, specifications, and construction of HDD applications Numerous HDD calculations with examples

Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook

A Manual of Quick, Accurate Solutions to Everyday Pipeline Engineering Problems

Author: E.W. McAllister

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080524092

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 704

View: 5848

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Now in its sixth edition, Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook has been and continues to be the standard resource for any professional in the pipeline industry. A practical and convenient reference, it provides quick solutions to the everyday pipeline problems that the pipeline engineer, contractor, or designer faces. Pipeline Rules of Thumb Handbook assembles hundreds of shortcuts for pipeline construction, design, and engineering. Workable "how-to" methods, handy formulas, correlations, and curves all come together in this one convenient volume. Save valuable time and effort using the thousands of illustrations, photographs, tables, calculations, and formulas available in an easy to use format Updated and revised with new material on project scoping, plastic pipe data, HDPE pipe data, fiberglass pipe, NEC tables, trenching, and much more A book you will use day to day guiding every step of pipeline design and maintenance

The Planning Guide to Piping Design

Author: Peter Smith,Richard Beale,Paul Bowers

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 0128126620

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

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The Planning Guide to Piping Design, Second Edition, covers the entire process of managing and executing project piping designs, from conceptual to mechanical completion, also explaining what roles and responsibilities are required of the piping lead during the process. The book explains proven piping design methods in step-by-step processes that cover the increasing use of new technologies and software. Extended coverage is provided for the piping lead to manage piping design activities, which include supervising, planning, scheduling, evaluating manpower, monitoring progress and communicating the piping design. With newly revised chapters and the addition of a chapter on CAD software, the book provides the mentorship for piping leads, engineers and designers to grasp the requirements of piping supervision in the modern age. Provides essential standards, specifications and checklists and their importance in the initial set-up phase of piping project’s execution Explains and provides real-world examples of key procedures that the piping lead can use to monitor progress Describes project deliverables for both small and complex size projects Offers newly revised chapters including a new chapter on CAD software

Pipelines 2013

Pipelines and Trenchless Construction and Renewals-A Global Perspective

Author: Sam Arnaout,Larry Slavin

Publisher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers

ISBN: 9780784413012

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1664

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Pipeline and Energy Plant Piping

Design and Technology

Author: Yong Zhou

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483145158

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 392

View: 6876

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Pipeline and Energy Plant Piping: Design and Technology covers the proceedings of an international conference, “Pipeline and Energy Plant Piping – Fabrication in the 80’s . The book covers the total spectrum of technology relevant to pipeline fabrication, design, materials, welding process, inspection, defect acceptance, performance, and project management. The text also discusses other energy systems, such as nuclear, hydroelectric, oil, and gas transmission, to understand the technological demands of energy production and distribution. The text will be of great interest to professionals such as engineers whose line of work involves the management and regulation of piping systems.

GAS PIPELINE HYDRAULICS

Author: Shashi Menon & Pramila Menon

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1466976721

Category: Transportation

Page: 534

View: 1141

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This book is concerned with the steady state hydraulics of natural gas and other compressible fluids being transported through pipelines. Our main approach is to determine the flow rate possible and compressor station horsepower required within the limitations of pipe strength, based on the pipe materials and grade. It addresses the scenarios where one or more compressors may be required depending on the gas flow rate and if discharge cooling is needed to limit the gas temperatures. The book is the result of over 38 years of the authors’ experience on pipelines in North and South America while working for major energy companies such as ARCO, El Paso Energy, etc.

Transmission Pipeline Calculations and Simulations Manual

Author: E. Shashi Menon

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 1856178315

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 612

View: 4950

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Transmission Pipeline Calculations and Simulations Manual is a valuable time- and money-saving tool to quickly pinpoint the essential formulae, equations, and calculations needed for transmission pipeline routing and construction decisions. The manual’s three-part treatment starts with gas and petroleum data tables, followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications. Case studies at the end of each chapter provide practical experience for problem solving. Topics in this book include pressure and temperature profile of natural gas pipelines, how to size pipelines for specified flow rate and pressure limitations, and calculating the locations and HP of compressor stations and pumping stations on long distance pipelines. Case studies are based on the author’s personal field experiences Component to system level coverage Save time and money designing pipe routes well Design and verify piping systems before going to the field Increase design accuracy and systems effectiveness

Industrial Piping and Equipment Estimating Manual

Author: Kenneth Storm

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 0128139471

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 332

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Industrial Piping and Equipment Estimation Manual delivers an invaluable resource for day-to-day operations. Packed full of worksheets covering combined and simple cycle power plants, refineries, compressor stations, ethanol, hydrogen and biomass plants, this reference helps the construction engineer and estimator learn how to create bids where scope and quantity differences can be identified and project impacts estimated. Beginning with an introduction devoted to labor, productivity measurement, estimating methods, and factors affecting construction labor productivity and impacts of overtime, the author then explores equipment through hands-on estimation tables, including sample estimates and statistical applications. The book rounds out with a glossary, abbreviations list, formulas, and metric/standard conversions, and is an ideal reference for estimators, engineers and managers with the level of detail and equipment breakdown necessary for today’s industrial operations. Includes day-to-day worksheets to help users estimate equipment and piping for any plant or refinery project Presents the comparison method to estimate similarities and differences between proposed and previously installed equipment Helps users understand and produce more accurate direct costs with sample estimates

Pipeline Design & Construction

A Practical Approach

Author: Mo Mohitpour,Hossein Golshan,Matthew Alan Murray

Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 734

View: 6174

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This third edition is fully updated and includes new information on buoyancy control, Trenchless Crossing methods, as well as on compressor fuel calculations and optimization, hydrotesting and LPG pipelining. The authors present the various elements that make up a single-phase liquid and gas pipeline system, including how to design, construct, commission, and assess pipelines and related facilities. They discuss gas and liquid transmission, compression, pumps, protection and integrity, procurement services, and the management of pipeline projects. More complex specialty fluids are covered, including CO2, H2, slurry and multi-products.

Piping Calculations Manual

Author: Shashi Menon

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Prof Med/Tech

ISBN: 0071440909

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 666

View: 9608

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This on-the-job resource is packed with all the formulas, calculations, and practical tips necessary to smoothly move gas or liquids through pipes, assess the feasibility of improving existing pipeline performance, or design new systems. Contents: Water Systems Piping * Fire Protection Piping Systems * Steam Systems Piping * Building Services Piping * Oil Systems Piping * Gas Systems Piping * Process Systems Piping * Cryogenic Systems Piping * Refrigeration Systems Piping * Hazardous Piping Systems * Slurry and Sludge Systems Piping * Wastewater and Stormwater Piping * Plumbing and Piping Systems * Ash Handling Piping Systems * Compressed Air Piping Systems * Compressed Gases and Vacuum Piping Systems * Fuel Gas Distribution Piping Systems