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Hady Habib's Hydraulic calculation

NFPA 13 : Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems - 2013 Edition

Project Name

ABC COMPANY

Address

ADDRESS

City

CITY

Contract No. ( ID )

CONTRACT NUMBER

Date

05-Jan-15

Name of contractor

CONTRACTOR

Name of designer

HADY HABIB

Address

DESIGNER ADDRESS

Hazard classification :

Special Occupancy (High-Piled) Hazards

Area coverage by sprinkler(As) :

100

ft

Density(D) :

0.15

gpm/ft

Total area protection(Ap) :

1500

ft

K factor
Number of sprinkler

5.6
= Ap/As

Flow rate per sprinkler(Qs)= D * As


P residual =

15

sprinkler

15

gpm

7.175

Pipe material
HazenWilliams C Values

psi
Cement-lined cast- or ductile iron

140

lation

r Systems - 2013 Edition

ABC COMPANY
ADDRESS
CITY
CONTRACT NUMBER
05-Jan-15
CONTRACTOR
HADY HABIB
DESIGNER ADDRESS
Occupancy (High-Piled) Hazards
selected from tables As hazard type
Hydraulically calculated with density 0.25
figure 7-2.3.1.2 area/density curves.
Remember: you need 1/2 in. Sprinkler Orifice

ent-lined cast- or ductile iron

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path

Q(gpm)

D(in)

Pipe
Length(ft)

1-2

15

8 in.

2-3

30.001

2 in.

3-4

4-a

5-6

6-7

7-8

45.121

63.576

15

30.178

45.990

3 in.

4 in.

1 in.

1 in.

1 in.

Fitting and
Devices

90 standard elbow
Butterfly valve
Swing check*
Gate valve
90 standard elbow
45 elbow
none
90 long-turn elbow
Tee or cross (flow turned 90)
45 elbow
none
none
90 standard elbow
Butterfly valve
none
Swing check*
90 standard elbow
none
none
none
90 standard elbow
none
none
none
90 standard elbow
none
none
none

Qyt.

5
3
7
1
1
3
1
100
4

1
70
10
1

Equivalence
Length (ft)

18
12
45
4
5
2
0
3
15
3
0
0
10
12
0
22
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
0
0
0

Length(ft)
Total

446

15

1513

1071

8-a

a-b

63.100

127.594

1 in.

1 in.

90 standard elbow
none
none
none

90 standard elbow
none
none
none

2
0
0
0

2
0
0
0

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path

9-10

10-11

11-12

12-b

b-c

c-d

d-e

Q(gpm)

15

30.001

45.635

61.318

216.012

216.012

216.012

D(in)

4 in.

1 in.

2 1/2 in.

1 in.

12 in.

1 in.

1 in.

Pipe
Length(ft)

Fitting and
Devices

Qyt.

Equivalence
Length (ft)

90 standard elbow
none
none
none
90 standard elbow
none
none
none
90 standard elbow
none
none
none
90 long-turn elbow
none
none
none

90 standard elbow
Tee or cross (flow turned 90)
none
none

1
3

27
60
0
0

208

90 standard elbow
Butterfly valve
Gate valve
Swing check*

1
3
4
5

27
21
6
65

440

90 standard elbow
none

27
0

10
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
2
0
0
0

Length(ft)
Total

11

28

d-e

e-f

216.012

216.012

1 in.

1 in.

friction and residual

= 273.34801 bar

none
none

0
0

90 standard elbow
none
none
none

static

27
0
0
0

= 1.650485437 bar

28

28

gpm

Total water required including hose stream

No. of sprinklers ca

Occupancy classification
Special Occupancy (High-Piled) Hazards Density

15

Area of application1500 Coverage


per sprinkler 100 ft
ft

Hose streams

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Name of contractorCONTRACTOR

Name of designerHADY HABIB

Address DESIGNER ADDRESS

Authority having jurisdiction

Density 0.15 gpm/ft

gpm

. of sprinklers calculated
15

ding hose streams


216

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Friction loss
(Psi/ft)

pressure
friction(Psi)

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P(psi)

2.93641E-006 0.001309638 7.1760545

0.0075637466 0.113456199 7.2895107

0.002360673 3.571698307 10.861209

Notes

P2 =
k
=
Q2 =

7.176
5.6
15.001

Psi

P3 =
k
=
Q3 =

7.290
5.6
15.119

Psi

P4 =
k
=
Q4 =

10.861
5.6
18.456

Psi

P6 =
k
=
Q6 =

7.346
5.6
15.178

Psi

P7 =
k
=
Q7 =

7.972
5.6
15.811

Psi

P8 =
k
=
Q8 =

9.335
5.6
17.110

Psi

gpm

gpm

gpm

0.001183215 1.267223304 12.128432

0.0571976929 0.171593079 7.346338

0.2084708477 0.625412543 7.9717505

0.4544943565 1.36348307 9.3352336

gpm

gpm

gpm

0.8159397901 2.44781937 11.783053


Qa =

3.0018981251 9.005694375 21.134127

64.018

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Friction loss
(Psi/ft)

pressure
friction(Psi)

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P(psi)

8.17965E-005 0.000899762 7.1756447

0.2062097481 0.618629244 7.7942739

0.006951386 0.048659702 7.8429336

Notes

P10 =
k
=
Q10 =

7.176
5.6
15.001

Psi

P11 =
k
=
Q11 =

7.794
5.6
15.634

Psi

P12 =
k
=
Q12 =

7.843
5.6
15.683

Psi

Qb =

88.418

gpm

gpm

gpm

gpm

0.7738352469 2.321505741 10.164439

5.73553E-005

0.0119299

21.146057

7.9504672175 3498.205576 3519.3516

7.9504672175 222.6130821 3741.9647

7.9504672175 222.6130821 3741.9647

7.9504672175 222.6130821 3964.5778

total

= 274.9985 bar

for

Date

Hydraulic Calculations
ABC COMPANY

ADDRESS - CITY

Contract No.
CONTRACT NUMBER

Design data:

ations

Date 05-Jan-15

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Fittings Quantities Takeof


Item Description

1
1
2
3

1
1
2
3

1
1
2
3

1/2
3/4
1
1/4
1/2
2
1/2
3
1/2
4
5
6
8
10
12
1/2
3/4
1
1/4
1/2
2
1/2
3
1/2
4
5
6
8
10
12
1/2
3/4
1
1/4
1/2
2
1/2
3
1/2

in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 45
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90
in. 90

elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
standard elbow
long-turn elbow
long-turn elbow
long-turn elbow
long-turn elbow
long-turn elbow
long-turn elbow
long-turn elbow
long-turn elbow
long-turn elbow

Unit

Qyt.

Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs

0
0
0
0
0
3
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
1
1
0
0
2
0
0
5
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0

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Fittings Quantities Takeof

1
1
2
3

1
1
2
3

4
5
6
8
10
12
1/2
3/4
1
1/4
1/2
2
1/2
3
1/2
4
5
6
8
10
12
1/2
3/4
1
1/4
1/2
2
1/2
3
1/2
4
5
6
8
10
12
1/2
3/4
1

Item Description

Unit

Qyt.

in. 90 long-turn elbow


in. 90 long-turn elbow
in. 90 long-turn elbow
in. 90 long-turn elbow
in. 90 long-turn elbow
in. 90 long-turn elbow
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Tee or cross (flow turned
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Butterfly valve
in. Gate valve
in. Gate valve
in. Gate valve

Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
100
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
70
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
4

90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)
90)

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Fittings Quantities Takeof


Item Description
1 1/4 in. Gate valve
1 1/2 in. Gate valve
2 in. Gate valve
2 1/2 in. Gate valve
3 in. Gate valve
3 1/2 in. Gate valve
4 in. Gate valve
5 in. Gate valve
6 in. Gate valve
8 in. Gate valve
10 in. Gate valve
12 in. Gate valve
1/2 in. Swing check*
3/4 in. Swing check*
1 in. Swing check*
1 1/4 in. Swing check*
1 1/2 in. Swing check*
2 in. Swing check*
2 1/2 in. Swing check*
3 in. Swing check*
3 1/2 in. Swing check*
4 in. Swing check*
5 in. Swing check*
6 in. Swing check*
8 in. Swing check*
10 in. Swing check*
12 in. Swing check*

Unit

Qyt.

Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs
Pcs

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
7
0
0

The total price of fittings is 13,573.73

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Rate

Total

50.00
30.00
17.00
25.00
30.00
37.00
43.50
50.00
56.50
63.00
69.50
76.00
82.50
89.00
95.50
10.00
20.00
17.00
25.00
30.00
15.00
21.50
21.40
21.30
21.20
21.10
21.00
20.90
20.80
20.70
30.00
14.00
45.00
44.67
52.17
59.67
67.17
39.00
60.00

0
0
0
0
0
111.00
0
200.00
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
153.00
0
0
15.00
21.50
0
0
42.40
0
0
104.5
0
20.70
0
0
45.00
0
0
59.666666667
0
0
0

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Rate

Total

59.67
64.67
69.67
74.67
33.00
40.00
10.00
55.56
44.83
44.83
44.83
44.83
44.83
54.80
53.69
52.58
51.47
49.22
51.52
47.00
60.00
40.00
80.00
48.08
48.08
48.08
48.08
48.08
105.19
91.66
78.14
64.61
46.06
47.61
19.00
32.25
5.00
40.00
51.33

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.00
0
0
0
0
5480.37
0
0
0
0
0
0
180.00
0
0
144.25
0
0
0
0
0
0
5469.5925926
0
0
142.81666667
0
0
0
0
205.33

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Rate

Total

51.33
51.33
51.33
51.33
119.57
101.94
84.30
66.67
42.89
43.69
7.62
23.53
58.00
96.67
88.25
79.83
71.42
63.00
54.58
46.17
37.75
29.33
99.57
78.38
57.19
36.00
14.81

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
43.688888889
0
0
0
0
441.25
0
0
0
0
0
0
293.33333333
0
0
400.33
0
0

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

Here you can add and edit the fittings prices as you wish
1
2
3
1/2 in.
3/4 in.
45 elbow
50.00
30.00
90 standard elbow
10.00
20.00
90 long-turn elbow
30.00
14.00
Tee or cross (flow turned 90)
10.00
55.56
Butterfly valve
40.00
80.00
Gate valve
5.00
40.00
Swing check*
58.00
96.67

4
1 in.
17.00
17.00
45.00
44.83
48.08
51.33
88.25

5
1 1/4 in.
25.00
25.00
44.67
44.83
48.08
51.33
79.83

6
1 1/2 in.
30.00
30.00
52.17
44.83
48.08
51.33
71.42

7
2 in.
37.00
15.00
59.67
44.83
48.08
51.33
63.00

8
2 1/2 in.
43.50
21.50
67.17
44.83
48.08
51.33
54.58

9
3 in.
50.00
21.40
39.00
54.80
105.19
119.57
46.17

10
3 1/2 in.
56.50
21.30
60.00
53.69
91.66
101.94
37.75

11
4 in.
63.00
21.20
59.67
52.58
78.14
84.30
29.33

12
5 in.
69.50
21.10
64.67
51.47
64.61
66.67
99.57

13
6 in.
76.00
21.00
69.67
49.22
46.06
42.89
78.38

14
8 in.
82.50
20.90
74.67
51.52
47.61
43.69
57.19

15
10 in.
89.00
20.80
33.00
47.00
19.00
7.62
36.00

16
12 in.
95.50
20.70
40.00
60.00
32.25
23.53
14.81

Classification of Occupancies:
Light Hazard Occupancies
Ordinary Hazard Group 1
Ordinary Hazard Group 2
Extra Hazard Group 1
Extra Hazard Group 2
Special Occupancy (High-Piled) Hazards

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Ordinary Hazard Occupancies

Light Hazard Occupancies.

Group 1
Churches

Automobile parking

Clubs

Bakeries

Eaves and overhangs,


Educational
Hospitals

Beverage manufacturing
Canneries
Dairy products

Institutional
Libraries,
Museums

Electronic plants
glass products manufacturing
Laundries

Nursing or accomodation
Offices,

Restaurant service areas


showrooms

Residential
Restaurant seating areas
Theaters and auditoriums,
Unused attics

nary Hazard Occupancies

Extra Hazard Occupancies

Group 2

Group 1

Cereal mills

Aircraft hangars

Chemical plants ordinary

Combustible hydraulic fluid use areas

Confectionery products
Distilleries
Dry cleaners

Die casting
Metal extruding
Plywood and particles

Feed mills
Horse stables
Leather goods manufacturing

Printing
Rubber
Saw mills

Libraries large stack room areas


Machine shops

Textile All kind


Upholstering with plastic foams

Metal working
Mercantile
Paper and pulp mills
Paper process plants
Piers and wharves
Post offices
Printing and publishing
Repair garages
Resin application area
Stages
Textile manufacturing
Tire manufacturing
Tobacco products manufacturing
Wood machining
Wood product assembly

ard Occupancies

Group 2
Asphalt saturating
Flammable liquids spraying
Flow coating
Manufactured home
Open oil quenching
Plastics processing
Solvent cleaning
Varnish and paint dipping

Table 23.4.4.7.1 HazenWilliams C Values


Unlined cast or ductile iron
Black steel (dry systems including preaction)
Black steel (wet systems including deluge)
Galvanized steel (dry systems including preaction)
Galvanized steel (wet systems including deluge)
Plastic (listed) all
Cement-lined cast- or ductile iron
Copper tube or stainless steel
Asbestos cement
Concrete

100
100
120
100
120
150
140
150
140
140

Table 6.2.3.1 Sprinkler Discharge Characteristics Identification


Nominal
K-Factor
[gpm/(psi)1/2]

Nominal
K-Factor
[L/min/(bar)1/2]

1.4

20
28
40
61
81
115
0
0
160
0
0
200
240
280
320
360
400

1.9
2.8
4.2
5.6
8.0

11.2

14.0
16.8
19.6
22.4
25.2
28.0

K-Factor Range
[gpm/(psi)1/2]
1.31.5
1.82.0
2.6-2.9
4.0-4.4
5.3-5.8
7.4-8.2

10.7-11.7

13.5-14.5
16.0-17.6
18.6-20.6
21.3-23.5
23.9-26.5
26.6-29.4

Identification
K-Factor Range
[L/min/(bar)1/2]

Percent of
Nominal
K-5.6
Discharge

1922

25

2629
3842
57-63
76-84
107-118

33.3
50
75
100
140

159-166

200

195-209
231-254
272-301
311-343
349-387
389-430

250
300
350
400
450
500

Thread
Type
12 in. NPT
12 in. NPT
12 in. NPT
12 in. NPT
12 in. NPT
3/4 in. NPT
or
12 in. NPT
12 in. NPT
or
34 in. NPT
34 in. NPT
34 in. NPT
1 in. NPT
2 in. NPT
3 in. NPT
4 in. NPT

Table 8.6.2.2.1(a) Protection Areas and Maximum Spacing of Standard Pendent and Upr

Construction Type

Noncombustible unobstructed
Noncombustible unobstructed
Noncombustible obstructed
Noncombustible obstructed
Combustible unobstructed with no exposed members
Combustible unobstructed with no exposed members
Combustible unobstructed with exposed members 3 ft (0.91 m) or more on center
Combustible unobstructed with exposed members 3 ft (0.91 m) or more on center
Combustible unobstructed with members less than 3 ft (0.91 m) on center
Combustible obstructed with exposed members 3 ft (0.91 m) or more on center
Combustible obstructed with members less than 3 ft (0.91 m) on cente
Combustible concealed spaces in accordance with 8.6.4.1.4

*See 8.6.4.1.4.4.

nd Upright Spray Sprinklers for Light Hazard

System Type

Hydraulically calculated
Pipe schedule
Hydraulically calculated
Pipe schedule
Hydraulically calculated
Pipe schedule
Hydraulically calculated
Pipe schedule
All
All
All
All

Maximum
Protection Area
ft2
225
220
225
200
225
200
225
200
130
168
130
120

m2
20.9
18.6
20.9
18.6
20.9
18.6
20.9
18.6
12.1
15.6
12.1
11.1

Maximum Spacing
ft2
m2
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
15
4.6
Parallel to Parallel to
the slope 10 the slope
perpendicul
3.05
ar to the perpendicul
slop *
ar to the
slop *

Table 8.6.2.2.1(b) Protection Areas and Maximum Spacing of Standard


Pendent and Upright Spray Sprinklers for Ordinary Hazard

System
Type

Construction Type

All

All

Maximum
Protection Area
ft2
130

m2
12.1

Maximum Spacing
ft2
15

g of Standard
rd

Maximum Spacing
m2
4.6

Table 8.6.2.2.1(c) Protection Areas and Maximum Spacing of Stand


Sprinklers for Extra Hazard

Construction Type

All
All
All

*In buildings where solid structural members create bays up to 25 ft (7.6 m)


is permitted up to 12 ft 6 in. (3.8 m).

.2.1(c) Protection Areas and Maximum Spacing of Standard Pendent and Upright Spray
for Extra Hazard

System Type

Pipe schedule
Hydraulically calculated with density 0.25
Hydraulically calculated with density <0.25

Maximum
Protection Area
ft2
90
100
130

m2
8.4
9.3
12.1

Maximum Spacing
ft2
12*
12*
15

where solid structural members create bays up to 25 ft (7.6 m) wide, maximum spacing between sprinklers
up to 12 ft 6 in. (3.8 m).

ht Spray

Table 8.6.2.2.1(d) Protection Areas and Maximum Spacing of Stand


Sprinklers for High-Piled Storage

Maximum Spacing

Construction
Type

m2
3.7*
3.7*
4.6
between sprinklers

All
All
*In buildings where solid structural members create bays up to 25 ft (7.6 m)
sprinklers is permitted up to 12 ft 6 in. (3.8 m).

8.6.2.2.1(d) Protection Areas and Maximum Spacing of Standard Pendent and Upright Spray
klers for High-Piled Storage

System Type

Maximum
Protection Area

ft2
m2
Hydraulically calculated with density 0.25
100
9.3
130
12.1
Hydraulically calculated with density <0.25
ildings where solid structural members create bays up to 25 ft (7.6 m) wide, maximum spacing between
lers is permitted up to 12 ft 6 in. (3.8 m).

dent and Upright Spray

Table 23.4.3.1.1 Equivalent Schedule 40 Steel Pipe Lengt


Maximum Spacing

ft2
m2
12*
3.7*
15
4.6
aximum spacing between

fittings and valves


45 elbow

1/2 in.
(15mm)
-

Butterfly valve

1
0.3
0.5
0.2
3
0.9
-

Gate valve

Swing check*

90 standard elbow
90 long-turn elbow
Tee or cross (flow turned 90)

none
For SI units, 1 in. = 25.4 mm; 1 ft = 0.3048 m.
Note: Information on 12 in. pipe is included in this table only be
*Due to the variation in design of swing check valves, the pipe e

e 40 Steel Pipe Length Chart


Fittings and valves Expressed in Equivlant Feet (Meters) of Pipe
3/4 in.
(20mm)
1
0.3
2
0.6
1
0.3
4
1.2
-

1 in.
(25mm)
1
0.3
2
0.6
2
0.6
5
1.5
-

1 1/4 in.
(32mm)
1
0.3
3
0.9
2
0.6
6
1.8
-

1 1/2 in.
(40mm)
2
0.6
4
1.2
2
0.6
8
2.4
-

5
1.5

7
2.1

9
2.7

2 in.
(50mm)
2
0.6
5
1.5
3
0.9
10
3
6
1.8
1
0.3
11
3.4

2 1/2 in.
(65mm)
3
0.9
6
1.8
4
1.2
12
3.7
7
2.1
1
0.3
14
4.3

3 in.
(80mm)
3
0.9
7
2.1
5
1.5
15
4.6
10
3
1
0.3
16
4.9

ded in this table only because it is allowed under 8.15.19.4 and 8.15.19.5.
check valves, the pipe equivalents indicated in this table are considered average.

et (Meters) of Pipe
3 1/2 in.
(90mm)
3
0.9
8
2.4
5
1.5
17
5.2
1
0.3
19
5.8

4 in.
(100mm)
4
1.2
10
3
6
1.8
20
6.1
12
3.7
2
0.6
22
6.7

5 in.
(125mm)
5
1.5
12
3.7
8
2.4
25
7.6
9
2.7
2
0.6
27
8.2

6 in.
(150mm)
7
2.1
14
4.3
9
2.7
30
9.1
10
3
3
0.9
32
9.5

8 in.
(200mm)
9
2.7
18
5.5
13
4
35
10.7
12
3.7
4
1.2
45
13.7

10 in.
(250mm)
11
3.4
22
6.7
16
4.9
50
15.2
19
5.8
5
1.5
55
16.8

none
45 elbow
90 standard elbow
90 long-turn elbow
Tee or cross (flow turned 90)
Butterfly valve
Gate valve
Swing check*

12 in.
(300mm)
13
4
27
8.2
18
5.5
60
18.3
21
6.4
6
1.8
65
20

Diameter
(in)

External

Internal

Nominal
Thickness
(in)

0.84
1.05
1.32
1.66
1.9
2.38
2.88
3.5
4
4.5
5.56
6.63
8.63
10.75
12.75

0.62
0.82
1.05
1.38
1.61
2.07
2.47
3.07
3.55
4.03
5.05
6.07
7.98
10.02
11.94

0.11
0.11
0.13
0.14
0.15
0.15
0.2
0.22
0.23
0.24
0.26
0.28
0.32
0.37
0.41

Pipe Size

1/2 in.
3/4 in.
1 in.
1 1/4 in.
1 1/2 in.
2 in.
2 1/2 in.
3 in.
3 1/2 in.
4 in.
5 in.
6 in.
8 in.
10 in.
12 in.

Transverse Areas
(in2)

External

Internal

0.55
0.87
1.36
2.16
2.84
4.43
6.49
9.62
12.56
15.9
24.3
34.47
58.42
90.76
127.64

0.3
0.53
0.86
1.5
2.04
3.36
4.79
7.39
9.89
12.73
20
28.89
50.02
78.85
111.9

Based on ASTM A53 - Standard Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated

ASTM A53 pipe - also referred to as ASME SA53 pipe - is intended for mechanical and pressure a
welding and forming like coiling, bending and flanging.

sverse Areas
(in2)

Length of Pipe
(per sq. foot of)

Steel

External
Surface
(ft)

Internal
Surface (ft)

0.25
0.33
0.49
0.67
0.8
1.08
1.7
2.23
2.68
3.17
4.3
5.58
8.4
11.9
15.74

4.55
3.64
2.9
2.3
2.01
1.61
1.33
1.09
0.95
0.85
0.69
0.58
0.44
0.36
0.3

6.14
4.64
3.64
2.77
2.37
1.85
1.55
1.25
1.08
0.95
0.76
0.63
0.48
0.38
0.32

Weight
Volume
(ft3/ft)

0.0021
0.0037
0.006
0.0104
0.0141
0.0233
0.0333
0.0513
0.0687
0.0884
0.1389
0.2006
0.3552
0.5476
0.7763

lb/ft

kg/m

Number of
Threads per
inch of
Screw

0.85
1.13
1.68
2.27
2.72
3.65
5.79
7.58
9.11
10.79
14.61
18.97
28.55
40.48
53.6

1.26
1.68
2.5
3.38
4.04
5.43
8.62
11.27
13.56
16.06
21.74
28.23
42.49
60.24
79.77

14
14
11
11
11
11
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8

and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated, Welded and Seamless

or mechanical and pressure applications. Can be used in steam, water, gas and air lines. Suitable for