IPT's Pipe Trades Handbook is North America's best selling piping book with over 250,000 books in circulation. It was first published in 1991 and completely updated in 2006 with an added 36 pages and a realignment of the tables and charts for easier reading. This book sets the standard for piping handbooks as it combines all the necessary information included in other reference books plus much more. Contents include pipe and tube data, valves, fittings, joints, pipe offsets, trigonometry, pipe layout, piping prints, pipe welding, rigging, and an appendices section. This book is the answer to your questions relating to the piping industry. You will especially appreciate the pipe layout, piping prints, oxy-acetylene set-up, pipe welding, and pipe rigging sections that are easy to understand while being extremely detailed. It is an excellent on-the-job reference and contains more than enough data for a complete training program. In fact, this book is a required text for dozens of training institutions across Canada and the USA including technical schools and colleges, trade unions, and private training facilities. It is especially adaptable to the new iBooks fixed page format. This book has 12 sections, 534 pages, 281 Illustrations, 117 Tables/Charts. To view other printed IPT books visit iptbooks.com.