Nayyar, Mohinder L. Bechtel Corporation, Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Wall thickness
- Fittings and joints
- Testing and inspection
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
A line of pipe and associated equipment for conveying materials. Pipelines are used for transportation of water, gases, vapors, slurries, sewage, sludge, petroleum, chemicals, foodstuffs, and other process media (Fig. 1). They comprise pipe, fittings, flanges, bolting, gaskets, valves, pressure-relieving devices, pumps, specialty items such as strainers, flow nozzles, expansion joints, and supports and hangers.
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