A major revision of McGraw-Hill's classic handbook that provides practical data and know-how on the design, application, specification, purchase, operation, troublshooting, and maintenance of pumps of every type. It is an essential working tool for engineers in a wide variety of industries all those who are pump specialists, in addition to those who need to acquaint themselves with pump technology. Contributed to by over 75 distinguished professionals and specialists in each and every area of practical pump technology.
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
An outstanding reference, the Handbook is designed for metering pump designers, and engineers working in all industries. Easily accessible information includes: fundamentals of metering pump operation, principles of pump and piping system design, guidelines for selection pump construction materials, procedures for installation, operation, and maintenance of metering pumps, and general formulas, tables, charts, and pumping system layouts. Presents the basic principles of the positive displacement pump. Develops in-depth analysis of the design of reciprocating metering pumps and their piping systems. Demonstrates the practical implementation of these concepts through examples of actual pump applications.
The Practical Pumping Handbook is a practical account of pumping, piping and seals starting with basics and providing detailed but accessible information on all aspects of the pumping process and what can go wrong with it. Written by an acknowledged expert with years of teaching experience in the practical understanding of pumps and systems. Aids understanding of pumps to minimize failures and time-out A practical handbook covering the basics of the pumping process Written by an acknowledged expert
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, 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 are used throughout, New sections on centrifugal pump mechanical performace, flow analysis, bearings, adjustable-speed drives, waterhammer,and application to water supply, pumped storage, and cryogenic LNG services; completely revised sections on pump theory, mechanical seals, intakes and suction piping, gears, and rotary pumps; application to pulp and paper mills.
This long-awaited new edition is the complete reference for engineers and designers working on pump design and development or using centrifugal pumps in the field. This authoritative guide has been developed with access to the technical expertise of the leading centrifugal pump developer, Sulzer Pumps. In addition to providing the most comprehensive centrifugal pump theory and design reference with detailed material on cavitation, erosion, selection of materials, rotor vibration behavior and forces acting on pumps, the handbook also covers key pumping applications topics and operational issues, including operating performance in various types of circuitry, drives and acceptance testing. Enables readers to understand, specify and utilise centrifugal pumps more effectively, drawing on the industry-leading experience of Sulzer Pumps, one of the world's major centrifugal pump developers. Covers theory, design and operation, with an emphasis on providing first class quality and efficiency solutions for high capital outlay pump plant users. Updated to cover the latest design and technology developments, including applications, test and reliability procedures, cavitation, erosion, selection of materials, rotor vibration behaviour and operating performance in various types of circuitry.
This text discusses the methods and applications of applying pumps and achieving efficient operation in HVAC applications. It aims to provide answers to pumping applications for all types of HVAC applications, including variable speed pumping and piping op