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Unformatted text preview: HOW TO USE THIS HANDBOOK As with any handbook, the user of this handbook can seek the topic covered either with the help of the table of contents or the index. However, an understanding of the organization and the format of this handbook will enhance its utility. The handbook is organized in five parts: Part A, Piping Fundamentals: There are ten chapters in Part A, numbered Al through A10, dealing with commonly used terminology associated with piping units—U.S. Customary units and metric/SI units, piping components, materials, piping codes and standards, manufacturing of piping, fabrication and installation of piping, bolted joints, prestressed concrete piping, and grooved and Pressfit piping systems, Each chapter is a self-contained unit. The chapter numbers, figures and tables sequentially preceded. For example, in the case of Chapter Al, the figures are numbered as Fig. A1.1, Fig. A1.2, and so on, and tables are numbered as Table A1.1, Table A1.2, and so on. Pages are numbered sequentially throughout eachA1....
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