pipe drafting and design


Pipe drafting and design


pipe drafting and design
pipe drafting and design

    This book provides students with the basic skills they will need to prepare a wide range of piping drawings. It presents a step-by-step approach to the basic fundamentals students will need to begin a successful career in industrial drafting and design. Chapter One gives a quick overview of the many opportunities in drafting and design for those who master the basic skills presented in the following chapters. Then each chapter builds on the preceding one. It is necessary therefore to master the concepts in a given chapter before going on to the next one. Each chapter concludes with exercises and questions designed to help students review and practice the concepts presented in that chapter.

Handbook of Industrial Engineering


Table Of Contents

Chapter 1

Overview of Pipe Drafting and Design

Types of Projects

Employers of Pipe Drafters and Designers

Engineering and Construction Companies

Operating Companies

Architectural Engineering Companies

Construction Companies

Fabrication Companies

Preparation for Piping Drafting

Technical Skills

Personal Skills

Creation of Pipe Drawings

Chapter 2

Steel Pipe

History of Pipe

Piping Materials

Manufacturing Methods

Sizing of Pipe

Wall Thickness

Methods of Joining Pipe

Cast Iron Pipe

Plastic Pipe

Drawing Pipe

Review Quiz

Chapter 3

Pipe Fittings

90° Elbows

45° Elbows

Weld Tee

The Stub-In



Weld Cap

Use of Fittings

Screwed and Socket-Weld Fittings

Pipe Nipples

Flanged Fittings

Cast Iron Fittings

Plastic Fittings

Review Quiz

Exercise Information

Drawing Exercises

Chapter 4

Flange Basics

Rating Flanges

Flange Facings

Flange Types



Review Quiz

Exercise Information

Drawing Exercises

Chapter 5


What Is a Valve?

Common Valve Types

Valve Operators

Review Quiz

Drawing Exercises

Chapter 6

Mechanical Equipment

Types of Equipment

Equipment in Use

Equipment Terminology

Vendor Data Drawings

Drawing Equipment

Review Quiz

Drawing Exercise

Chapter 7

Flow Diagrams and Instrumentation

Uses of Flow Diagrams

Type of Flow Diagrams

Flow Diagram Instruments

Piping Symbols

Flow Plan Arrangement

Review Quiz

Exercise Information

Drawing Exercises

Chapter 8

Codes and Specifications



Specification Classes


Piping Abbreviations

Review Quiz

Chapter 9

Equipment Layout

Plant Coordinate Systems

Site Plans

Unit Plot Plan

Equipment Location Drawing

Foundation Location Drawing

Piping Drawing Index

Review Quiz

Chapter 10

Piping Arrangement Drawings, Sections, and Elevations

Arrangement Drawings

Responsibilities of the Piping Designer

Information Sources for Piping Arrangement Drawings

Layout Procedures

Piping Arrangement Drawing Layout


Piping Sections and Elevations: What Are They?

Detail Drawings

Review Quiz

Exercises: Plans, Elevations, and Sections

Chapter 11

Standard Piping Details

Pipe Rack Spacing

Drawing Pipe in the Rack

Pipe Flexibility

Planning for Heat Expansion

Pipe Anchors

Pipe Insulation Shoes

Pipe Guides

Field Supports

Dummy Supports

Hanger Rods

Spring Hangers

Pick-up Pipe Supports

Review Quiz

Chapter 12

Piping Systems

Plant Utilities

Control Valve Manifolds

Utility Stations

Meter Runs

Sewer and Underground Piping Systems

Review Quiz

Chapter 13

Piping Isometrics

What Is an Isometric?

Drawing Piping Isometrics

Isometric Dimensions, Notes, and Callouts

Isometric Offsets

Review Quiz

Drawing Exercises

Chapter 14

Customizing AutoCAD

Creating Command Aliases

Using AutoLisp

Review Quiz

Chapter 15

Three–dimensional Modeling of Piping Systems

Advantages of 3D Modeling

Checking for Interferences

Generating Drawings Automatically from a Model

Generating Isometric Drawings Automatically

Computer-Aided Engineering of Models

Choosing a Modeling Software Package

Building a 3D Model Using AutoPlant

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