# Industrial Piping

SKPT 101

## Course Description

Basic sanitation principles, terminology, materials classification, drainage systems, waste disposal system, pipe sizing and layout. Industrial piping situations involving gasoline, acid plating solutions, gases, safety, code requirements. (60)

## Outcomes and Objectives

### Understand plumbing symbols and associated piping configurations.

#### Objectives:

• Study and demonstrate plumbing vocabulary.
• Use some mathematics to solve piping sizes and configurations.
• Identify safe practices regarding piping systems and their relationship to plumbing code.
• Conduct simplified methods of laying out angles, offsets, turn tees, and reducers.
• Evaluate for understanding flow sheets, plot plans, design procedures.
• Calculate various offsets.
• Establish cutback dimensions for miter turn fittings.

### Use basic mathematics and trigonometric functions to solve piping problems.

#### Objectives:

• Calculate pipe bends for 30 degree to 180 degree piping configurations.
• Demonstrate understanding of standard pipe data, steel butt-welding fittings and 150 to 300 pound welding neck flanges.
• Solve pipe size areas with a steel square.
• Determine the weight and surface area of a piece of pipe.
• Determine the acceptable operational and instillation parameters for copper pipe K-L-M, and polyvinyl chloride plastic pipe.

### Demonstrate understanding of tank capacities.

#### Objectives:

• Calculate water tank capacities for partly filled rectangular shaped tanks.
• Calculate round water tank capacities.
• Calculate concave and convex-head round tank capacities.
• Calculate half-round, elliptical, and conical frustum tank capacities.

### Develop an understanding of codes, valves, tubing, and installation procedures.

#### Objectives:

• Develop an understanding of valve functions, types, and material of construction.
• Develop an understanding of alloy piping and factors to consider in corrosive service.
• Develop an understanding of pumps, air compressors, air trap and air dryers.