According to SMACNA, the updated 446-page manual expands the scope of the 1980 version, updating the original text to incorporate a revised theory of design, new materials, and more "user friendly" tables.
Included are new tables for stainless steels and aluminum, plus expanded chapters on materials, welding practices, and a guide specification. It covers the simple, low or moderate temperature and pressure (or vacuum) indoor systems as well as the more complex outdoor systems that operate at moderate to high temperature and pressure (or vacuum), and are subject to higher and more complex external loading.
Also included in the book are:
The list price is $295 for the book, $354 for the CD-ROM, and $295 for the PDF download. To order, call SMACNA's Publications Department at 703-803-2989 or visit www.smacna.org/bookstore/.
Publication date: 01/24/2005