Pump Handbook

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-12-18
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The classic pump handbook updated to reflect the latest technological breakthroughs This major revision of the fields number one handbook provides practical data and know-how on the design, application, specification, purchase, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of pumps of every type. You will find in-depth coverage of both theory and actual design, along with 1,100 concept-clarifying illustrations.

Author Biography

Igor Karassik held senior positions at the WorthingtonPump and Machinery Corporation. Joseph Messinahas held positions with the WorthingtonPump and Machinery Corporation and the Electric PowerResearch Institute. Paul Cooper served asdirector of research and development for Ingersoll-RandResearch. Charles Heald is former chiefengineer and manager of engineering with Ingersoll-DresserPump Company.

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xvii
SI Units-A Commentaryp. xix
Introduction: Classification and Selection of Pumpsp. 1.1
Centrifugal Pumpsp. 2.1
Centrifugal Pump Theory, Analysis, and Performancep. 2.3
Centrifugal Pump Theoryp. 2.3
CFD Analysis of Flow and Performancep. 2.97
Centrifugal Pumps: Hydraulic Performance and Behaviorp. 2.121
Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Behavior and Vibrationp. 2.191
Centrifugal Pump Constructionp. 2.249
Centrifugal Pumps: Major Componentsp. 2.249
Centrifugal Pump Primingp. 2.317
Sealless Pumpsp. 2.329
Magnetic Drive Pumpsp. 2.331
Canned Motor Pumpsp. 2.349
Displacement Pumpsp. 3.1
Power Pump Theoryp. 3.3
Power Pump Design and Constructionp. 3.21
Steam Pumpsp. 3.37
Displacement Pump Performance, Instrumentation, and Diagnosticsp. 3.63
Displacement Pump Flow Controlp. 3.75
Diaphragm Pumpsp. 3.85
Screw Pumpsp. 3.99
Vane, Gear, and Lobe Pumpsp. 3.123
Solids Pumpingp. 4.1
Hydraulic Transport of Solidsp. 4.3
Application and Construction of Centrifugal Solids Handling Pumpsp. 4.33
Construction of Solids-Handling Displacement Pumpsp. 4.49
Pump Sealingp. 5.1
Centrifugal Pump Packingp. 5.3
Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Sealsp. 5.17
Centrifugal Pump Injection-Type Shaft Sealsp. 5.63
Pump Bearingsp. 6.1
Centrifugal Pump Bearingsp. 6.3
Oil Film Journal Bearingsp. 6.13
Centrifugal Pump Magnetic Bearingsp. 6.43
Jet Pumpsp. 7.1
Jet Pump Theoryp. 7.3
Jet Pump Applicationsp. 7.23
Materials of Constructionp. 8.1
Metallic Materials and Damage Mechanismsp. 8.3
Materials of Construction for Nonmetallic (Composite) Pumpsp. 8.51
Pump Drivers and Power Transmissionp. 9.1
Pump Driversp. 9.3
Electric Motors and Motor Controlsp. 9.3
Steam Turbinesp. 9.37
Enginesp. 9.55
Hydraulic Turbinesp. 9.75
Gas Turbinesp. 9.87
Speed-Varying Devicesp. 9.97
Permanent Magnet Adjustable Speed Drivesp. 9.97
Single-Unit Adjustable-Speed Electric Drivesp. 9.111
Variable Speed Fluid Drivesp. 9.129
Gearsp. 9.147
Pump Couplingsp. 9.169
Pump Noisep. 10.1
Pump Systemsp. 11.1
General Characteristics of Pumping Systems and System-Head Curvesp. 11.3
Branch-Line Pumping Systemsp. 11.83
Waterhammerp. 11.91
Minimum Flow Control Systemsp. 11.123
Pump Servicesp. 12.1
Water Supplyp. 12.3
Sewage Treatmentp. 12.29
Drainage and Irrigationp. 12.47
Fire Pumpsp. 12.63
Steam Power Plantsp. 12.79
Nuclearp. 12.117
Nuclear Electric Generationp. 12.117
Nuclear Pump Seismic Qualificationsp. 12.139
Chemical Industryp. 12.151
Petroleum Industryp. 12.169
Pulp and Paper Millsp. 12.191
Food and Beverage Pumpingp. 12.233
Miningp. 12.243
Marine Pumpsp. 12.261
Heating and Air Conditioningp. 12.299
Pumped Storagep. 12.309
Meteringp. 12.327
Cryogenic Pumps for Liquefied Gas Servicep. 12.335
Portable Transfer of Hazardous Liquidsp. 12.361
Aerospacep. 12.367
Aircraft Fuel Pumpsp. 12.367
Liquid Rocket Propellant Pumpsp. 12.397
Intakes and Suction Pipingp. 13.1
Intakes, Suction Piping, and Strainersp. 13.3
Intake Modelingp. 13.37
Selecting and Purchasing Pumpsp. 14.1
Installation, Operation, and Maintenancep. 15.1
Pump Testingp. 16.1
Technical Datap. A.1
Indexp. I.1
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