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Pipeline Engineering: Fundamentals for the Water and Wastewater Maintenance Operator

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Series: Fundamentals for the Water and Wastewater Main Operator Series

By: Henry Liu

CRC Press

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #135344 | ISBN: 1587161400
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Pipeline engineering has struggled to develop as a single field of study due to the wide range of industries and government organizations using different types of pipelines for all types of solids, liquids, and gases. This fragmentation has impeded professional development, job mobility, technology transfer, the diffusion of knowledge, and the movement of manpower. No single, authoritative course or book has existed to unite practitioners.In response, Pipeline Engineering covers the essential aspects and types of pipeline engineering in a single volume. This work is divided into two parts. Part I, Pipe Flows, delivers an integrated treatment of all variants of pipe flow including incompressible and compressible, Newtonian and non-Newtonian, slurry and multiphase flows, capsule flows, and pneumatic transport of solids. Part II, Engineering Considerations, summarizes the equipment and methods required for successful planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of pipelines. By addressing the fundamentals of pipeline engineering-concepts, theories, equations, and facts-this groundbreaking text identifies the cornerstones of the discipline, providing engineers with a springboard to success in the field. It is a must-read for all pipeline engineers.


PART I: PIPE FLOWSINTRODUCTIONDefinition and ScopeBrief History of PipelinesExisting Major PipelinesImportance of PipelinesFreight (Solids) Transport by PipelinesTypes of PipelinesComponents of PipelinesAdvantages of PipelinesReferencesSINGLE-PHASE INCOMPRESSIBLE NEWTONIAN FLUIDIntroductionFlow RegimesLocal Mean Velocity and Its Distribution (Velocity Profile)Flow Equations for One-Dimensional AnalysisHydraulic and Energy Grade LinesCavitation in Pipeline SystemsPipe in Series and ParallelInterconnected ReservoirsPipe NetworkUnsteady Flow in PipeSINGLE-PHASE COMPRESSIBLE FLOW IN PIPEFlow Analysis for Ideal GasFlow Analysis for Real (Non-Ideal) GasWork, Energy and Power Required for Compression of GasNON-NEWTONIAN FLUIDSIntroductionClassification of Non-Newtonian FluidsRheological Properties and Laws of Non-Newtonian FluidsNon-Newtonian Pipe Flow: LaminarNon-Newtonian Pipe Flow: TurbulentFLOW OF SOLID/LIQUID MIXTURE IN PIPE (Slurry Pipelines)Flow RegimesPseudohomogenous FlowHeterogeneous FlowIntermediate Flow RegimePractical ConsiderationsFLOW OF SOLID/AIR MIXTURE THROUGH PIPE (Pneumotransport)IntroductionTypes of Pneumatic ConveyingFlow CharacteristicsSystem LayoutsSystem DesignSafety ConsiderationsAnalysesCAPSULE PIPELINESIntroduction and HistoryPneumatic Capsule Pipeline (PCP)Hydraulic Capsule Pipeline (HCP)Coal Log Pipeline (CLP)ConclusionPART II: ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONSPIPES, FITTINGS, VALVES, AND PRESSURE REGULATORSTypes of PipesPipe DesignationConnections (Joints)FittingsValvesPressure Relief Valves and Pressure Regulating ValvesPUMPS AND TURBINESEnergy Conversions by Pumps and TurbinesTypes of Pumps and TurbinesPump DriversCoupling Pumps to DriversPump Control, Operation, and MaintenancePump SelectionCompressors, Blowers, and FansTurbinesDimensionless ParametersINSTRUMENTATION AND PIGGINGFlowmetersSensors and EquipmentPigs (Scrapers)PROTECTION OF PIPELINES AGAINST ABRASION, FREEZING, AND CORROSIONLining, Coating, and WrappingInsulation, Tracing, Jacketing, and Electric HeatingProtection against CorrosionPLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION OF PIPELINESProcedures Involved in Planning and Construction of New PipelinesMeasures to Allow Pipeline ExpansionBending of PipeConnecting PipesBoring and Tunneling to Install Pipe-Trenchless TechnologiesPipeline Construction in Marsh and SwampOffshore ConstructionCold-Region ConstructionSTRUCTURAL DESIGN OF PIPELINESIntroductionLoad ConsiderationsPerformance Analysis and DesignPIPELINE OPERATIONS, MONITORING, MAINTENANCE AND REHABILITATIONGeneral Operation of PipelineAutomatic Control SystemIntegrity Monitoring and Leak DetectionIntegrity Management ProgramRisk-Based ManagementPipeline MaintenanceTrenchless Rehabilitation MethodsAppendix A: NotationA

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