Professional Piping Handbook from C.H.I.P.S.

Piping Handbook
Seventh Edition
by Mohinder L. Nayyar


  • 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 much more!

The Piping Handbook now in its seventh edition, covers the entire field of piping and related subjects. It is 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.


  1. Piping Fundamentals
    Introduction to Piping
    Piping Components
    Piping Materials
    Piping Codes and Standards
    Manufacturing of Metallic Piping
    Fabrication and Installation of Piping
    Bolted Joints
    Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe and Fittings
    Grooved and Pressfit Piping Systems
    Selection and Application of Valves

  2. Generic Design Considerations
    Hierarchy of Design Documents
    Design bases
    Piping Layout
    Stress Analysis of Piping
    Piping Supports
    Heat Tracing of Piping
    Thermal Insulation of Piping
    Flow of Fluids
    Cement-Mortar and Concrete Linings for Piping
    Fusion Bonded Epoxy Internal Linings and External Coatings for Pipeline Corrosion Protection
    Rubber Lined Piping Systems
    Plastic Lined Piping for Corrosion Resistance
    Double Containment Piping Systems
    Pressure and Leak Testing of Piping Systems

  3. Piping Systems
    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 Systems Piping
    Plumbing Systems Piping
    Ash Handling Piping Systems
    Compressed Air Piping Systems
    Compressed Gases and Vacuum Piping Systems
    Fuel Gas Distribution Piping Systems

  4. Nonmetallic Piping
    Thermoplastics Piping
    Fiberglass Piping Systems

  5. Appendices
    Conversion Tables
    Pipe Properties (US Customary Units)
    Pipe Properties (Metric)
    Tube Properties (US Customary Units)
    Tube Properties (Metric)
    Friction Loss for Water in Feet per 100 Feet of Pipe
    Friction Loss for Water in Meters per 100 Meters of Pipe
    Acceptable Pipe, tube and Fitting Materials per the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and the ASME Pressure Piping Code
    International Piping Maaterial Specifications
    Miscellaneous Fluids and Their Properties
    Miscellaneous Materials and Their Properties
    Piping Related Computer Programs and Their Capabilities
    International Standards and Specifications for Pipe, Tube, Fittings, Flanges, Bolts, Nuts, Gaskets and Valves

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Piping Handbook 7th Edition
by Mohinder L. Nayyar
2,256 pages $141.00 + shipping
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