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: 1984Book Size: 3.75 x 5.25Pages: 194Edition: revisedCover: Soft BoundAuthor: Frankland
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Table of Contents:
BASIC TRADE MATHEMATICS Methods for Checking Arithmetical Problems Method for Checking MultiplicationMethod for Checking AdditionMethod for Checking DivisionSquare RootExtracting Square RootSolving Right Triangles with Square Root.The Circle Solution of Right Triangles with TrigonometryFunctions of AnglesFinding Set, Run, and TravelFinding Angles with TrigonometryPipe BendsSimple BendsWrinkle BendsSingle Offset BendsDouble Offset BendsExpansion BendsLinear Expansion of Piping Capacities of TanksRectangular TanksCylindrical TanksFiguring the Approximate Capacity of Partly Filled Round TanksElliptical Tanks SpheresFrustum-Shaped TanksFiguring the Capacity of a Coal BinLeverage 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 PIPE-FITTING CALCULATIONCalculated 45° Offsets Simple Offsets Two-Pipe Equal-Spread OffsetsTwo-Pipe 22 1/2° Equal-Spread OffsetTwo-Pipe 30° Equal-Spread OffsetTwo-Pipe 45° Equal-Spread OffsetTwo-Pipe 60° Equal-Spread OffsetPipe Offsets around ObstructionsStarting Point of a 45° Offset around a Square ObstructionStarting Point of a 45° Offset around a Tank.Three-Pipe 45° Equal-Spread Offset around a TankTwo-Pipe 45° Equal-Spread OffsetThree-Pipe Equal-Spread Offset around a Square Obstruction45° Unequal Spread OffsetsOffsetting Pipe around a Tank in a Corner Using 45° Fittings.Special Offsets Tank Coils Rolling OffsetsFinding Travel and Run for a Rolling OffsetSimplified Method of Figuring a Rolling Offset.PIPE-WELDING LAYOUT General The Wrap Around Division of Pipe Surface into Four Equal Parts TurnsFormula 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 TeesFull-Size TeeReducing Tee (First Method)Reducing Tee (Second Method)LateralsFull-Size LateralReducing LateralTrue Y ReducersConcentric ReducerEccentric Reducer.Two-Cut Eccentric ReducerMethods of Blanking Off PipeOrange PeelBull PlugFull-Size CrossBranch 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 REFERENCE TABLES Standard Cast-Iron Screwed FittingsSteel Butt-Welding FittingsElbowsTeesReducing TeesReducersRing Gaskets for Companion Flanges Cast Iron Flanged Fittings125 Pound Cast Iron Flanged Fittings250 Pound Cast Iron Flanged FittingsStandard Companion Flanges and Bolts Extra Heavy Companion Flanges and Bolts Drill Sizes for Pipe TapsTap and Drill Sizes (United States Standard)Standard Pipe DataCopper Tube-Type KCopper Tube-Type LCopper Tube-Type MPolyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe (PVC) Normal ImpactPolyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe (PVC), High ImpactSupport Spacing for Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe (PVC)Bending Radius for Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic Pipe (PVC)United States Standard Gauge for Sheet SteelUseful Information on Various MaterialsBoiling Points of Water at Various PressuresWater Pressure in Pounds With Equivalent HeadsHeads of Water in Feet With Equivalent PressuresUseful InformationFormulasWeights and MeasuresMultipliers That Are Useful to the TradeDecimal Equivalents of Fractions of an InchMinutes Converted to Decimals of a DegreeInches Converted to Decimals of FeetCircumferences and Areas of CirclesSquares, Cubes, and Square and Cube RootsTrigonometry Table
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