Pipe Fitter’s Math Guide

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Pipe Fitter's Math Guide is the math of pipe fitting written as simply as it can be. All rules of thumb and secrets of the trades are based on math. A pipe fitter can be okay or pretty good without a strong math knowledge but he or she will never be excellent. Once learned this math can be used in any trade because the math doesn't change. Showing how to use the calculator makes it even better. This book not only contains the pipe fitting math formulas but teaches how to use them. Pipe Fitter's Math Guide was written to provide the math for pipefitters directly. It is about as straightforward as you can get.

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Publication Date: 1989
Book Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 152
Edition: 1st Edition
Cover: Soft Bound
Author: Johnny E. Hamilton

Table of Contents:

 Fractions and Decimals

  Converting Fractions to Decimals
   Converting Fractions of Inches to Decimal
   Converting Mixed Numbers to Decimals
   Converting a Fraction of a Foot to a Decimal
  Converting Decimals to Fractions
   Converting a Decimal of an Inch to a Fraction
   Converting a Number with Decimals to a Mixed Number
    Converting a Decimal of a Foot to a Fraction
  Memory Aid
   Doubling a Fraction
   Halving a Fraction
    Halving Mixed Numbers
  Angle Names
  Degrees and Circles
  Degrees and Triangles
Squares Square Roots Right Triangles
  Finding the Length of the Hypotenuse
  Finding the Length of a Leg
   Names of the Sides of a Right Triangle
   Ratio of Sides
  Memory Aid
   Finding the Angles of a Right Triangle
    Finding the Angle Using the Calculator
    Finding the Angle Using the Functions Table
   Using the Function Keys
   Using the Inverse Key
    Using The Inverse Key with Functions
    Using the Inverse Key with the Arc Functions
   Calculating a Right Triangle Using One Side and One Angle
   The 45° Right Triangle
    45° Angles, Elbows, and Offsets
    Using the Diameter
    Using the Radius
   The Unit Circle
    Finding the Radians for a Central Angle
    Finding the Arc Length
    Flanges using the Chord Lengths
    Marking Flanges with a Compass
   Right Triangles in Circles
   General Information
    Area of a Circle
    Volume of a Cylinder
Module Two Preface

   Screwed Elbows
   Socket Weld Elbows
   Butt Weld Elbows
    Welder´s Gap
    Marking Butt Weld Elbows
    Easy Way Out
    Marking a 45° B.W. Elbow
Take Out
    Take Out Formula
   Butt Weld Elbows
    90° B.W. Elbows
    45° B.W. Elbow
    Field Cut 45° B.W. Elbows
    Factory Made 45° B.W. Elbows
    Odd Angle Elbows
   Screwed and Socket Weld Take Outs
    90° Screwed Elbows
    90° Socket Weld Elbows
    45° Screwed and Socket Weld Elbows
Pipe Offsets
   Simple Offsets
    90° Simple Offset
    45° Simple Offset
    Face to Face
    The Shortest 45° Simple Offset
    Odd Angle Simple Offsets
   Combination Offsets
    45° - 90° Combination Offset
    The Shortest 90°-45° Combination Offset
    90° - Odd Angle Combination Offset
    The Shortest Combination Offsets
Rolling Offsets
   The Rolling Offset Box
    90° Rolling Offsets
    45° Rolling Offset
    Odd Angle Rolling Offsets
    Angle of Turn and Rise of a Rolling Offset
    The Angle of Turn
    The Angle of Rise
    Combination Rolling Offsets
Answers to the Practices
 Tables and Charts

   The Dimensions for 90° Long Radius Butt Weld Elbows
   The Shortest Combination Offsets
   The Shortest Simple Offsets
   Functions Table

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    Construction Trades Press, LLC
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  • Book Size
    8.5 x 11 x .5
  • Pages
  • Edition
    1st Edition
  • Cover
    Soft, Perfect Bound
  • Author
    Johnny Hamilton
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