Pumping Station Design / Edition 3

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The third edition of Pumping Station Design continues the award-winning tradition of previous editions. Written by 44 authors with expert input from 141 other contributors for manufacturers, utility managers, design engineers environmental engineers and all involved in the design of pumping stations, this book provides expert information. Understanding is given to the various disciplines important to the design and execution of reliable, easy to operate, low maintenance pumping stations. The depth of experience and expertise of the contributors and editors is unparalleled making this book the standard guide for the implementation of a well-integrated pumping station design.

Pumping Station Design, Third Edition is essential for professionals who will apply the fundamentals of various disciplines and subjects in order to produce a well-integrated pumping station which will be reliable, easy to operate and maintain, and free from design mistakes.

Inappropriate design can be costly and there simply is no excuse for not taking expert advice from the pages of this book!

• An award-winning reference work that has become THE standard in the field

• Dispenses expert information on how to produce a well-integrated pumping station that will be reliable, easy to operate and maintain, and free from design mistakes

• 60% of the material has been updated to reflect current standards and changes in practice since the book was last published in 1998

• New material added to this edition includes: the latest design information, the use of computers for pump selection, extensive references to Hydraulic Institute Standards and much more!

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“A unique and comprehensive text that should find a place on the bookshelf of all concerned with pumping facilities…a truly excellent publication.”
– World Pumps

“Practitioners in any discipline related to pumping station design should henceforth be compelled to read this book.”
– The Institute of Water and Environmental Management Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750675444
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 1/11/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1054
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Examples; Locator for Equations, Figures and Tables; Preface; Authors and Contributors; Introduction; Nomenclature; Flow in Conduits; Piping; Valves; Fundamentals of Hydraulic Transients; Control of Hydraulic Transients; Electrical Fundamentals and Power System Principles; Electrical Design; Performance of Centrifugal Pumps; Types of Pumps; Pumps: Selection, Installation, and Intakes; Electric Motors; Engines; Variable-Speed Pumping; Pump-Driver Specifications; System Design for Wastewater Pumping; System Design for Water Pumping; System Design for Sludge Pumping; Instrumentation and Control Devices; Instrumentation and Control Applications; Vibration and Noise; Heating, Ventilating and Cooling; Designing for Easy Operation and Maintenance; Summary of Design Considerations; Station Layout; Avoiding Blunders; Contract Documents; Costs; Appendices; Index.

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