Chapter 7
Pipeline Mechanical Design


This chapter applies specifically to the design of steel pipelines for transmission of gas and liquid petroleum products. It is not intended to be applied to other types of lines, such as low pressure, plastic, or distribution lines.

  • Introduction
  • Codes and Standards
  • Location Classification
  • Pipeline Design Formula
  • Expansion and Flexibility
  • Joint Design for Pipes of Unequal Wall Thickness
  • Valve Assemblies
  • Scraper Traps
  • Buoyancy Control
  • Crossings
  • Depth of Cover
  • Aerial Markings
  • Warning Signs
  • References

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