Pump Handbook

ISBN-10: 0071460446

ISBN-13: 9780071460446

Edition: 4th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Igor J. Karassik, Joseph P. Messina, Paul Cooper, Charles C. Heald

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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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Book details

List price: $173.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1824
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 4.840
Language: English

Joseph Messina is a pump technology consultant. Former principal staff engineer at Public Service Electric and Gas in New Jersey, he has contributed many articles to technical journals on pump-related subjects.

Charles Heald is former chief engineer with Ingersoll-Dresser Pump Company and a member of the API 610 pump specification committee. Currently a consultant, he is the author of Cameron Hydraulic Data Book, a technical resource published by Ingersoll-Rand.

List of Contributors
SI Units-A Commentary
Introduction: Classification and Selection of Pumps
Centrifugal Pumps
Centrifugal Pump Theory, Analysis, and Performance
Centrifugal Pump Theory
CFD Analysis of Flow and Performance
Centrifugal Pumps: Hydraulic Performance and Behavior
Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Behavior and Vibration
Centrifugal Pump Construction
Centrifugal Pumps: Major Components
Centrifugal Pump Priming
Sealless Pumps
Magnetic Drive Pumps
Canned Motor Pumps
Displacement Pumps
Power Pump Theory
Power Pump Design and Construction
Steam Pumps
Displacement Pump Performance, Instrumentation, and Diagnostics
Displacement Pump Flow Control
Diaphragm Pumps
Screw Pumps
Vane, Gear, and Lobe Pumps
Solids Pumping
Hydraulic Transport of Solids
Application and Construction of Centrifugal Solids Handling Pumps
Construction of Solids-Handling Displacement Pumps
Pump Sealing
Centrifugal Pump Packing
Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Seals
Centrifugal Pump Injection-Type Shaft Seals
Pump Bearings
Centrifugal Pump Bearings
Oil Film Journal Bearings
Centrifugal Pump Magnetic Bearings
Jet Pumps
Jet Pump Theory
Jet Pump Applications
Materials of Construction
Metallic Materials and Damage Mechanisms
Materials of Construction for Nonmetallic (Composite) Pumps
Pump Drivers and Power Transmission
Pump Drivers
Electric Motors and Motor Controls
Steam Turbines
Hydraulic Turbines
Gas Turbines
Speed-Varying Devices
Permanent Magnet Adjustable Speed Drives
Single-Unit Adjustable-Speed Electric Drives
Variable Speed Fluid Drives
Pump Couplings
Pump Noise
Pump Systems
General Characteristics of Pumping Systems and System-Head Curves
Branch-Line Pumping Systems
Minimum Flow Control Systems
Pump Services
Water Supply
Sewage Treatment
Drainage and Irrigation
Fire Pumps
Steam Power Plants
Nuclear Electric Generation
Nuclear Pump Seismic Qualifications
Chemical Industry
Petroleum Industry
Pulp and Paper Mills
Food and Beverage Pumping
Marine Pumps
Heating and Air Conditioning
Pumped Storage
Cryogenic Pumps for Liquefied Gas Service
Portable Transfer of Hazardous Liquids
Aircraft Fuel Pumps
Liquid Rocket Propellant Pumps
Intakes and Suction Piping
Intakes, Suction Piping, and Strainers
Intake Modeling
Selecting and Purchasing Pumps
Installation, Operation, and Maintenance
Pump Testing
Technical Data
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