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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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The Pump Handbook, Third Edition provides a wealth of information and current data on pump design procedures, selection and purchase of pumps, applications, pump drivers, testing procedures, troubleshooting and maintenance, and numerous topics not treated in any other work on pumps. The text is an essential working tool for pump specialists, engineers in a wide variety of industries, and those who need to acquaint themselves with pump technology. More than 75 distinguished professionals and specialists contributed to this handbook, and each section is written by a recognized expert in that particular field. This fully revised edition is organized for quick access and easy use and includes hundreds of charts, tables, and illustrations.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070340329
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • Publication date: 9/27/2000
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Handbooks Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1765
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 2.78 (d)

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

List of Contributors     ix
Preface     xvii
SI Units-A Commentary     xix
Introduction: Classification and Selection of Pumps     1.1
Centrifugal Pumps     2.1
Centrifugal Pump Theory, Analysis, and Performance     2.3
Centrifugal Pump Theory     2.3
CFD Analysis of Flow and Performance     2.97
Centrifugal Pumps: Hydraulic Performance and Behavior     2.121
Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Behavior and Vibration     2.191
Centrifugal Pump Construction     2.249
Centrifugal Pumps: Major Components     2.249
Centrifugal Pump Priming     2.317
Sealless Pumps     2.329
Magnetic Drive Pumps     2.331
Canned Motor Pumps     2.349
Displacement Pumps     3.1
Power Pump Theory     3.3
Power Pump Design and Construction     3.21
Steam Pumps     3.37
Displacement Pump Performance, Instrumentation, and Diagnostics     3.63
Displacement Pump Flow Control     3.75
Diaphragm Pumps     3.85
Screw Pumps     3.99
Vane, Gear, and Lobe Pumps     3.123
Solids Pumping     4.1
Hydraulic Transport ofSolids     4.3
Application and Construction of Centrifugal Solids Handling Pumps     4.33
Construction of Solids-Handling Displacement Pumps     4.49
Pump Sealing     5.1
Centrifugal Pump Packing     5.3
Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Seals     5.17
Centrifugal Pump Injection-Type Shaft Seals     5.63
Pump Bearings     6.1
Centrifugal Pump Bearings     6.3
Oil Film Journal Bearings     6.13
Centrifugal Pump Magnetic Bearings     6.43
Jet Pumps     7.1
Jet Pump Theory     7.3
Jet Pump Applications     7.23
Materials of Construction     8.1
Metallic Materials and Damage Mechanisms     8.3
Materials of Construction for Nonmetallic (Composite) Pumps     8.51
Pump Drivers and Power Transmission     9.1
Pump Drivers     9.3
Electric Motors and Motor Controls     9.3
Steam Turbines     9.37
Engines     9.55
Hydraulic Turbines     9.75
Gas Turbines     9.87
Speed-Varying Devices     9.97
Permanent Magnet Adjustable Speed Drives     9.97
Single-Unit Adjustable-Speed Electric Drives      9.111
Variable Speed Fluid Drives     9.129
Gears     9.147
Pump Couplings     9.169
Pump Noise     10.1
Pump Systems     11.1
General Characteristics of Pumping Systems and System-Head Curves     11.3
Branch-Line Pumping Systems     11.83
Waterhammer     11.91
Minimum Flow Control Systems     11.123
Pump Services     12.1
Water Supply     12.3
Sewage Treatment     12.29
Drainage and Irrigation     12.47
Fire Pumps     12.63
Steam Power Plants     12.79
Nuclear     12.117
Nuclear Electric Generation     12.117
Nuclear Pump Seismic Qualifications     12.139
Chemical Industry     12.151
Petroleum Industry     12.169
Pulp and Paper Mills     12.191
Food and Beverage Pumping     12.233
Mining     12.243
Marine Pumps     12.261
Heating and Air Conditioning     12.299
Pumped Storage     12.309
Metering     12.327
Cryogenic Pumps for Liquefied Gas Service     12.335
Portable Transfer of Hazardous Liquids      12.361
Aerospace     12.367
Aircraft Fuel Pumps     12.367
Liquid Rocket Propellant Pumps     12.397
Intakes and Suction Piping     13.1
Intakes, Suction Piping, and Strainers     13.3
Intake Modeling     13.37
Selecting and Purchasing Pumps     14.1
Installation, Operation, and Maintenance     15.1
Pump Testing     16.1
Technical Data     A.1
Index     I.1
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