Pumps and Hydraulics (Audel Technical Trades Series) / Edition 6

Pumps and Hydraulics (Audel Technical Trades Series) / Edition 6

by Rex Miller, Mark Richard Miller, Harry L. Stewart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0764571168

ISBN-13: 9780764571169

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Pull up what you need to know

Pumps and hydraulic equipment are now used in more facets of industry than ever before. Whether you are a pump operator or you encounter pumps and hydraulic systems through your work in another skilled trade, a basic knowledge of the practical features, principles, installation, and maintenance of such systems is essential.

Overview

Pull up what you need to know

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

  • Learn to install and service pumps for nearly any application
  • Understand the fundamentals and operating principles of pump controls and hydraulics
  • Service and maintain individual pumping devices that use smaller motors
  • See how pumps are used in robotics, taking advantage of hydraulics to lift larger, heavier loads
  • Handle new types of housings and work with the latest electronic controls
  • Know the appropriate servicing schedule for different types of pumping equipment
  • Install and troubleshoot special-service pumps

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764571169
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Edition description:
All New 6th Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
507,967
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.24(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

Introduction.

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PUMPS AND HYDRAULICS.

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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