Pipe Fitter’s and Pipe Welder’s Handbook
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There are a few books called the Pipefitter's Bible—this is one of them. It has been around for a long time. Mr Thomas W. Frankland wrote several pipe books. He belonged to Local 497 UA in Chicago and taught in the Washburne Trade School on West 31st Street. There are three books left in print— This one—A103, A104—Pipe Trades Pocket Manual, A116—Pipe Template Layout.
Two of these are available into Spanish as well. A104 was translated into A238—Manual de Tuberia Comercial and A116—Pipe Template Layout into A239—Trazado De Plantilias para tubos.
Publication Date: 1984
Book Size: 3.75 x 5.25
Cover: Soft Bound
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Table of Contents:
BASIC TRADE MATHEMATICS
Methods for Checking Arithmetical Problems
Method for Checking Multiplication
Method for Checking Addition
Method for Checking Division
Extracting Square Root
Solving Right Triangles with Square Root.
Solution of Right Triangles with Trigonometry
Functions of Angles
Finding Set, Run, and Travel
Finding Angles with Trigonometry
Single Offset Bends
Double Offset Bends
Linear Expansion of Piping
Capacities of Tanks
Figuring the Approximate Capacity of Partly Filled Round Tanks
Elliptical Tanks Spheres
Figuring the Capacity of a Coal Bin
Methods of Laying Out Angles
Laying Out Angles with a Steel Square
Simplified Method of Laying Out Angles with a Steel Square
Laying Out Angles with a Two-Foot Rule
Laying Out Angles with a Six-Foot Rule
Method of Making a Square Method of Laying Out an Elliptical-Shaped Hole on Steel Plate
Method of Laying Out Bolt Holes for Flanges
Method of Laying Out Ring Gaskets
Figuring Rod Lengths for U Bolts
Calculated 45° Offsets
Simple Offsets Two-Pipe Equal-Spread Offsets
Two-Pipe 22 1/2° Equal-Spread Offset
Two-Pipe 30° Equal-Spread Offset
Two-Pipe 45° Equal-Spread Offset
Two-Pipe 60° Equal-Spread Offset
Pipe Offsets around Obstructions
Starting Point of a 45° Offset around a Square Obstruction
Starting Point of a 45° Offset around a Tank.
Three-Pipe 45° Equal-Spread Offset around a Tank
Two-Pipe 45° Equal-Spread Offset
Three-Pipe Equal-Spread Offset around a Square Obstruction
45° Unequal Spread Offsets
Offsetting Pipe around a Tank in a Corner Using 45° Fittings.
Finding Travel and Run for a Rolling Offset
Simplified Method of Figuring a Rolling Offset.
The Wrap Around
Division of Pipe Surface into Four Equal Parts Turns
Formula for Angle of Cut
Laying Out Cut Lines for a Two-Piece 90° Turn
Laying Out Cut Lines for a Two-Piece 45° Turn
Laying Out Cut Lines for a Four-Piece 90° Turn
Determining the Length of Cut Pieces for a Three-Piece 90° Turn
Determining the Length of Cut Pieces for a Four-Piece 90° Turn
Determining the Length of Cut Pieces for Special Welded Turns
Laying Out Cut Lines for Miter Turns on Large Pipe with 16 Divisions Tees
Reducing Tee (First Method)
Reducing Tee (Second Method)
Two-Cut Eccentric Reducer
Methods of Blanking Off Pipe
Branch Pipe From Back of Welding Elbow
Welded Offset Formula
Welded Rolling Offsets
Angle Iron Brackets
30° x 60° Angle Iron Brackets
45° Angle Iron Brackets
Fabricating Fittings From 90° Welding Elbows
Standard Cast-Iron Screwed Fittings
Steel Butt-Welding Fittings
Ring Gaskets for Companion Flanges
Cast Iron Flanged Fittings
125 Pound Cast Iron Flanged Fittings
250 Pound Cast Iron Flanged Fittings
Standard Companion Flanges and Bolts
Extra Heavy Companion Flanges and Bolts
Drill Sizes for Pipe Taps
Tap and Drill Sizes (United States Standard)
Standard Pipe Data
Copper Tube-Type K
Copper Tube-Type L
Copper Tube-Type M
Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe (PVC) Normal Impact
Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe (PVC), High Impact
Support Spacing for Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe (PVC)
Bending Radius for Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe (PVC)
United States Standard Gauge for Sheet Steel
Useful Information on Various Materials
Boiling Points of Water at Various Pressures
Water Pressure in Pounds With Equivalent Heads
Heads of Water in Feet With Equivalent Pressures
Weights and Measures
Multipliers That Are Useful to the Trade
Decimal Equivalents of Fractions of an Inch
Minutes Converted to Decimals of a Degree
Inches Converted to Decimals of Feet
Circumferences and Areas of Circles
Squares, Cubes, and Square and Cube Roots
Book Size3.75 x 5.25 x .5
CoverSoft, Perfect Bound
Old ISBNs9780561003214, 9780561000121, 9780028024905, 9780029978702
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