Valve Selection Handbook: Engineering Fundamentals for Selecting Manual Valves, Check Valves, Pressure Relief Valves, and Rupture Discs

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Gulf Professional Publishing, 1999 - Electronic books - 324 pages
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This definitive guide to valve selection is the result of the author's lifelong study of the design and application of valves. It covers the fundamentals of sealing mechanisms, as well as the sealability of fluids and flow through valves. You will find a complete analysis of valve designs for various industrial flow applications. This fourth edition is thoroughly updated, with revised and expanded chapters on pressure relief valves and rupture discs. This book takes into account U.S. practices and codes as well as emerging European standards. The book is an excellent reference text for practicing engineers and students. It is also of interest to valve manufacturers and authorities who evaluate and establish standards.
 

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The book is fantastic & valuable for the selection & maintenance point of view.
Most of the Dwg.s are clear & very clear to understand the exact construction
& operation of the variety of valve
, beginners will be the most benefited form this edition.
Other (earlier & forth coming) additions also to be publish in same manner
With regards
Girish Aravind Lohit,
Reliability Engineer,
PIC Kuwait
 

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plese send me this book by mail

Contents

Fundamentals
5
Valve Stem Seals
20
Flow Through Valves
27
Manual Valves
45
Globe Valves
51
Parallel Gate Valves
69
Ball Valves
101
Pinch Valves
130
Pressure Relief Valves
158
PilotOperated Pressure Relief Valves
202
Rupture Discs
214
Metal Rupture Discs
223
Sizing Pressure Relief Devices
256
APPENDIX A ASME Code Safety Valve Rules
279
Standards Pertaining to Valves
290
International System of Units S I
299

Check Valves
143
Design of Check Valves
152

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About the author (1999)

R.W. Zappe is a retired consultant for ICI Australia Operations Pty. Ltd., where he had been employed since 1950. A graduate of Technical University Wuppertal in mechanical engineering, he also worked for Dragerwerk, Lubeck as a design engineer for respiratory equipment until he founded a small manufacturing company in Hamburg.

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