Top 12 must have Piping books for a begineer into Piping Aug 11, 2013PROCESS PLANT LAYOUT AND PIPING DESIGN by Hunt and Bausbacher: The best book for a piping layout engineer. Covers the basics of piping layout. Most of the preliminary layout ideas connected to any equipment evolves from this book. So read this book attentively for effective layout knowledge. Pipefitter > Pipefitter Books > Pipe Layout Books These pipe layout books help pipe fabricators draw out their plans making it easier to get a job done. Pipefitter, your source for pipe fitter books and tools.