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Pumps and hydraulic equipment are now used in more facets ofindustry than ever before. Whether you are a pump operator or youencounter pumps and hydraulic systems through your work in anotherskilled trade, a basic knowledge of the practical features,principles, installation, and maintenance of such systems isessential. You'll find it all here, fully updated with real-worldexamples...

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Audel Pumps and Hydraulics

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Overview

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Pumps and hydraulic equipment are now used in more facets ofindustry than ever before. Whether you are a pump operator or youencounter pumps and hydraulic systems through your work in anotherskilled trade, a basic knowledge of the practical features,principles, installation, and maintenance of such systems isessential. You'll find it all here, fully updated with real-worldexamples and 21st-century applications.

  • Learn to install and service pumps for nearly anyapplication
  • Understand the fundamentals and operating principles of pumpcontrols and hydraulics
  • Service and maintain individual pumping devices that usesmaller motors
  • See how pumps are used in robotics, taking advantage ofhydraulics to lift larger, heavier loads
  • Handle new types of housings and work with the latestelectronic controls
  • Know the appropriate servicing schedule for different types ofpumping equipment
  • Install and troubleshoot special-service pumps
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118046500
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/31/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: All New 6th Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 594,047
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

Rex Miller was a Professor of Industrial Technology at TheState University of New York, College at Buffalo for more than 35years. He has taught at the technical school, high school, andcollege level for more than 40 years. He is the author or co-authorof more than 100 textbooks ranging from electronics throughcarpentry and sheet metal work. He has contributed more than 50magazine articles over the years to technical publications. He isalso the author of seven civil war regimental histories.

Mark Richard Miller finished his BS in New York and movedon to Ball State University, where he earned a master’sdegree, then went to work in San Antonio. He taught high school andfinished his doctorate in College Station, Texas. He took aposition at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas, where henow teaches in the Industrial Technology Department as a Professorand Department Chairman. He has co-authored 11 books andcontributed many articles to technical magazines. His hobbiesinclude refinishing a 1970 Plymouth Super Bird and a 1971Road-runner.

Harry L. Stewart was a professional engineer and is theauthor of numerous books for the trades covering pumps, hydraulics,pneumatics, and fluid power.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Introduction.

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PUMPS ANDHYDRAULICS.

Chapter 1: Basic Fluid Principles.

Chapter 2: Principles of Hydraulics.

PART II: PUMPS.

Chapter 3: Centrifugal Pumps.

Chapter 4: Rotary Pumps.

Chapter 5: Reciprocating Pumps.

Chapter 6: Special-Service Pumps.

PART III: HYDRAULICS.

Chapter 7: Hydraulic Accumulators.

Chapter 8: Power Transmission.

Chapter 9: Hydraulic Power Tools.

Chapter 10: Hydraulic Cylinders.

Chapter 11: Control Valves.

Chapter 12: Hydraulic Control Valve Operators.

PART IV: FLUIDS, LINES, AND FITTINGS.

Chapter 13: Hydraulic Fluids.

Chapter 14: Fluid Lines and Fittings.

Appendix A: Pump Resources.

Appendix B: Oils and Fluids.

Appendix C: Latest Pumps Available.

Index.

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