Pump Handbook

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McGraw-Hill Education, Dec 18, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 1632 pages
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Rely on the #1 Guide to Pump Design and Application-- Now Updated with the Latest Technological Breakthroughs

Long-established as the leading guide to pump design and application, the Pump Handbook has been fully revised and updated with the latest developments in pump technology. Packed with 1,150 detailed illustrations and written by a team of over 100 internationally renowned pump experts, this vital tool shows you how to select, purchase, install, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot cutting-edge pumps for all types of uses. The Fourth Edition of the Pump Handbook features:

  • State-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of pump theory, design, application, and technology
  • Over 100 internationally renowned contributors
  • SI units used throughout the book
  • New sections on centrifugal pump mechanical performance, flow analysis, bearings, adjustable-speed drives, and application to cryogenic LNG services; completely revised sections on pump theory, mechanical seals, intakes and suction piping, gears, and waterhammer; application to pulp and paper mills

Inside This Updated Guide to Pump Technology

Classification and Selection of Pumps Centrifugal Pumps Displacement Pumps Solids Pumping Pump Sealing Pump Bearings Jet Pumps Materials of Construction Pump Drivers and Power Transmission Pump Noise Pump Systems Pump Services Intakes and Suction Piping Selecting and Purchasing Pumps Installation, Operation, and Maintenance Pump Testing Technical Data

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About the author (2007)

Igor Karassik held senior positions at the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation. Joseph Messina has held positions with the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation and the Electric Power Research Institute. Paul Cooper served as director of research and development for Ingersoll-Rand Research. Charles Heald is former chief engineer and manager of engineering with Ingersoll-Dresser Pump Company.

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