Pipe Flow

Author: Donald C. Rennels
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470901021
Release Date: 2012-05-22
Genre: Science

Pipe Flow provides the information required to design and analyze the piping systems needed to support a broad range of industrial operations, distribution systems, and power plants. Throughout the book, the authors demonstrate how to accurately predict and manage pressure loss while working with a variety of piping systems and piping components. The book draws together and reviews the growing body of experimental and theoretical research, including important loss coefficient data for a wide selection of piping components. Experimental test data and published formulas are examined, integrated and organized into broadly applicable equations. The results are also presented in straightforward tables and diagrams. Sample problems and their solution are provided throughout the book, demonstrating how core concepts are applied in practice. In addition, references and further reading sections enable the readers to explore all the topics in greater depth. With its clear explanations, Pipe Flow is recommended as a textbook for engineering students and as a reference for professional engineers who need to design, operate, and troubleshoot piping systems. The book employs the English gravitational system as well as the International System (or SI).

Pipe Flow

Author: Donald C. Rennels
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118275269
Release Date: 2012-04-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Pipe Flow provides the information required to design and analyze the piping systems needed to support a broad range of industrial operations, distribution systems, and power plants. Throughout the book, the authors demonstrate how to accurately predict and manage pressure loss while working with a variety of piping systems and piping components. The book draws together and reviews the growing body of experimental and theoretical research, including important loss coefficient data for a wide selection of piping components. Experimental test data and published formulas are examined, integrated and organized into broadly applicable equations. The results are also presented in straightforward tables and diagrams. Sample problems and their solution are provided throughout the book, demonstrating how core concepts are applied in practice. In addition, references and further reading sections enable the readers to explore all the topics in greater depth. With its clear explanations, Pipe Flow is recommended as a textbook for engineering students and as a reference for professional engineers who need to design, operate, and troubleshoot piping systems. The book employs the English gravitational system as well as the International System (or SI).

Pipe Flow

Author: Donald C. Rennels
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118275245
Release Date: 2012-03-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Pipe Flow provides the information required to design and analyze the piping systems needed to support a broad range of industrial operations, distribution systems, and power plants. Throughout the book, the authors demonstrate how to accurately predict and manage pressure loss while working with a variety of piping systems and piping components. The book draws together and reviews the growing body of experimental and theoretical research, including important loss coefficient data for a wide selection of piping components. Experimental test data and published formulas are examined, integrated and organized into broadly applicable equations. The results are also presented in straightforward tables and diagrams. Sample problems and their solution are provided throughout the book, demonstrating how core concepts are applied in practice. In addition, references and further reading sections enable the readers to explore all the topics in greater depth. With its clear explanations, Pipe Flow is recommended as a textbook for engineering students and as a reference for professional engineers who need to design, operate, and troubleshoot piping systems. The book employs the English gravitational system as well as the International System (or SI).

Piping Systems Manual

Author: Brian Silowash
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071592772
Release Date: 2009-10-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

In-depth Details on Piping Systems Filled with examples drawn from years of design and field experience, this practical guide offers comprehensive information on piping installation, repair, and rehabilitation. All of the latest codes, standards, and specifications are included. Piping Systems Manual is a hands-on design and engineering resource that explains the reasons behind the designs. You will get full coverage of materials, components, calculations, specifications, safety, and much more. Hundreds of detailed illustrations make it easy to understand the best practices presented in the book. Piping Systems Manual covers: ASME B31 piping codes Specifications and standards Materials of construction Fittings Valves and appurtenances Pipe supports Drafting practice Pressure drop calculations Piping project anatomy Field work and start-up What goes wrong Special services Infrastructure Strategies for remote locations

Design of Water Supply Pipe Networks

Author: Prabhata K. Swamee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470225041
Release Date: 2008-01-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This authoritative resource consolidates comprehensive information on the analysis and design of water supply systems into one practical, hands-on reference. After an introduction and explanation of the basic principles of pipe flows, it covers topics ranging from cost considerations to optimal water distribution design to various types of systems to writing water distribution programs. With numerous examples and closed-form design equations, this is the definitive reference for civil and environmental engineers, water supply managers and planners, and postgraduate students.

Piping Calculations Manual

Author: Shashi Menon
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Prof Med/Tech
ISBN: 9780071440905
Release Date: 2004-12-10
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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

Flow Measurement

Author: David W. Spitzer
Publisher: Isa
ISBN: 1556177364
Release Date: 2001-01
Genre: Science

In his preface, the editor describes this volume as a road map to the field of flow measurement. It discusses strategies for problem solving and puts the whole array of types of flowmeters at the reader's disposal. Emphasis is placed on the importance of accuracy in measurements and ways of ensuring accuracy and avoiding equipment damage through correct forecast of operating conditions, flowmeter selection, installation, calibration, and maintenance. Fundamental considerations such as mixed-phase flow, piping effects, and flow conditioning are examined at length. The problem of attaining a meaningful flow signal through linearization, compensation, and totalization is discussed.

Flow measurement engineering handbook

Author: Richard W. Miller
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 0070423660
Release Date: 1996-03-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Engineer precision liquid, gas, and steam flow measurement Here's the first place to turn to select, install calibrate, and take full advantage of today's most popular flowmeters--including the latest "V:-Cone, Wedge, Gilflo, Thermal mass, and laminar devices. Flow expert R.W. Miller has completely updated Flow Measurement Engineering Handbook, Third Edition, to develop vanguard ISO (including ISO 9000), ASME, and ANSI standards into hands-on US and SI unit engineering equations for everything from water to natural gas. You get state-of-the-art solutions on: fluid properties; measurement; accuracy; influence quantities; selection; installation; differential producers; volumetric and mass flow rate equations; design; fixed geometry devices; computation; critical flow; linear flowmeters; meter influence quantities; and more.

Sound Propagation

Author: Yang-Hann Kim
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470825847
Release Date: 2010-08-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

In Sound Propagation: An Impedance Based Approach, Professor Yang-Hann Kim introduces acoustics and sound fields by using the concept of impedance. Kim starts with vibrations and waves, demonstrating how vibration can be envisaged as a kind of wave, mathematically and physically. One-dimensional waves are used to convey the fundamental concepts. Readers can then understand wave propagation in terms of characteristic and driving point impedance. The essential measures for acoustic waves, such as dB scale, octave scale, acoustic pressure, energy, and intensity, are explained. These measures are all realized by one-dimensional examples, which provide mathematically simplest but clear enough physical insights. Kim then moves on to explaining waves on a flat surface of discontinuity, demonstrating how propagation characteristics of waves change in space when there is a distributed impedance mismatch. Next is a chapter on radiation, scattering, and diffraction, where Kim shows how these topics can be explained in a unified way, by seeing the changes of waves due to spatially distributed impedance. Lastly, Kim covers sound in closed space, which is considered to be a space that is surrounded by spatially distributed impedance, and introduces two spaces: acoustically large and small space. The bulk of the book is concerned with introducing core fundamental concepts, but the appendices are included as the essentials as well to cover other important topics to extend learning. Offers a less mathematically-intensive means to understand the subject matter Provides an excellent launching point for more advanced study or for review of the basics Based on classroom tested materials developed over the course of two decades Companion site for readers, containing animations and MATLAB code downloads Videos and impedance data available from the author's website Presentation slides available for instructor use Sound Propagation is geared towards graduate students and advanced undergraduates in acoustics, audio engineering, and noise control engineering. Practicing engineers and researchers in audio engineering and noise control, or students in engineering and physics disciplines, who want to gain an understanding of sound and vibration concepts, will also find the book to be a helpful resource.

Fundamentals of Power System Economics

Author: Daniel S. Kirschen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047002058X
Release Date: 2004-10-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Interest in power systems economics is gaining momentum with the recent power supply shortages in America and the rising cost of fossil fuels. The involvement of independent power generators, brokers and distributors has changed the way in which power systems operate. Kirschen and Strbac use a combination of traditional engineering techniques and fundamental economics to address the long-term problems of power system development in a competitive environment. Power system engineers, operators, planners and policy makers working in the deregulated environment will value this practical guide, also of great interest to postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students in electrical and power engineering. Outlines the principles of competitive electricity markets alongside the operation and development of the supporting transmission and distribution networks Applies basic economic principles to power system operating and planning Written by recognised experts in the field For further information and to register for the solutions manual visit: http://www.wiley.com/go/powersystemeconomics

Hadoop The Definitive Guide

Author: Tom White
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449396893
Release Date: 2010-09-24
Genre: Computers

Discover how Apache Hadoop can unleash the power of your data. This comprehensive resource shows you how to build and maintain reliable, scalable, distributed systems with the Hadoop framework -- an open source implementation of MapReduce, the algorithm on which Google built its empire. Programmers will find details for analyzing datasets of any size, and administrators will learn how to set up and run Hadoop clusters. This revised edition covers recent changes to Hadoop, including new features such as Hive, Sqoop, and Avro. It also provides illuminating case studies that illustrate how Hadoop is used to solve specific problems. Looking to get the most out of your data? This is your book. Use the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for storing large datasets, then run distributed computations over those datasets with MapReduce Become familiar with Hadoop’s data and I/O building blocks for compression, data integrity, serialization, and persistence Discover common pitfalls and advanced features for writing real-world MapReduce programs Design, build, and administer a dedicated Hadoop cluster, or run Hadoop in the cloud Use Pig, a high-level query language for large-scale data processing Analyze datasets with Hive, Hadoop’s data warehousing system Take advantage of HBase, Hadoop’s database for structured and semi-structured data Learn ZooKeeper, a toolkit of coordination primitives for building distributed systems "Now you have the opportunity to learn about Hadoop from a master -- not only of the technology, but also of common sense and plain talk." --Doug Cutting, Cloudera

Pipeline Planning and Construction Field Manual

Author: E. Shashi Menon
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 0123838541
Release Date: 1978-06-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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

Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

Author: Suhas Patankar
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0891165223
Release Date: 1980-01-01
Genre: Science

This book focuses on heat and mass transfer, fluid flow, chemical reaction, and other related processes that occur in engineering equipment, the natural environment, and living organisms. Using simple algebra and elementary calculus, the author develops numerical methods for predicting these processes mainly based on physical considerations. Through this approach, readers will develop a deeper understanding of the underlying physical aspects of heat transfer and fluid flow as well as improve their ability to analyze and interpret computed results.

External Works Roads and Drainage

Author: Phil Pitman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780203301746
Release Date: 2003-09-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

External Works Roads and Drainage: A Practical Guide bridges the gap between theory and practice in building, construction and civil engineering, providing practical guidance, and the knowledge required 'on the job'. This comprehensive book includes sections on legislation, environmental issues, surface water, highway and foul drainage design, road and pavement design, and external works.