Pumping Station Design: Revised 3rd Edition / Edition 3

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Overview

• Winner of the 1989 Excellence Award from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.
• Multi-contributed, expert advice from the most recognized engineers, consultants and academics
• Fully-integrated, essential reference
• Updates include extensive references to Hydraulic Institute Standards, the latest design information, and the use of computers for pump selection

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.

Praise for previous editions….
“The reviewer salutes the editor-in-chief, the co-editors, and the many contributors for their effort in preparing a book that contains a great wealth of knowledge of direct importance for pumping station design.” - Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, August 2000

“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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Editorial Reviews

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“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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781856175135
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 8/6/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1104
  • Sales rank: 1,005,276
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

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, & Intakes; Electric Motors; Engines; Variable-Speed Pumping; Pump-Driver Specifications; System Design-Wastewater Pumping; System Design-Water Pumping; System Design-Sludge Pumping; Instrumentation & Control Devices; Instrumentation & Control Applications; Vibration & Noise; Heating, Ventilating & Cooling; Designing for Easy Operation & Maintenance; Station Layout; Avoiding Blunders; Contract Documents; Costs; App.

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