Mohinder L. Nayyar, P.E.
The sixth edition of this Handbook was edited by
Mohindar L. Nayyar, P.E.
The fifth edition of this Handbook was edited by
Reno C. King, B.M.E, M.M.E., D.Sc., P.E.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Assistant Dean,
School of Engineering and Science, New York University
Registered Professional Engineer
The first four editions of this Handbook were edited by
Sabin Crocker, M.E.
Fellow, ASME: Registered Professional Engineer
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Nayyar, Mohinder L.
Piping handbook / [edited by] Mohinder L. Nayyar.—7th ed.
1. Pipe—Handbooks, manuals, etc.
I. Nayyar, Mohinder L.
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