Valve Handbook 3rd Edition

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-05-26
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of check, relief, control, and smart valves for the process industry Revised to include details on green strategies and the latest technologies, Valve Handbook, Third Edition explains basic valve theory, common applications in process control, nomenclature, and differences between existing valve designs. The book describes each valve design, how it operates, and its advantages and disadvantages over other common designs. Basic valve and actuator sizing is described using step-by-step examples. The book also discusses common process and control problems that can hamper valve performance and provides a detailed list of solutions. The Third Edition is revised to introduce how valve technology is used to implement green strategies in today's process plants. The emphasis is on the chemical, power, and hydrocarbon industries and their attempts to minimize fugitive emissions, produce better power efficiencies, and increase production without increased waste or pollution. The new edition also updates and explains technology advancements, such as integrated controls/actuators, newest generation of HART controllers, and smart actuator packages. New to This Edition New seal designs New integrated controller/digital actuators New digital positioning information and smart valves New chapter on green technology, including water and wastewater applications Explains how green plant technology can result in greater efficiencies and zero fugitive emissions In-depth information on maintenance issues Complete coverage: Introduction to Valves; Valve Selection Criteria; Manual Valves; Control Valves; Manual Operators and Actuators; Smart Valves and Positioners; Valve Sizing; Actuator Sizing; Common-Valve Problems; Valve Selection Criteria

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Editionp. xi
Preface to the Second Editionp. xv
Preface to the First Editionp. xvii
Introduction to Valvesp. 1
The Valvep. 1
Valve Classification According to Functionp. 2
Classification According to Applicationp. 8
Classification According to Motionp. 13
Classification According to Port Sizep. 14
Common Piping Nomenclaturep. 14
Valve Selection Criteriap. 19
Valve Coefficientsp. 19
Flow Characteristicsp. 20
Shutoff Requirementsp. 34
Body End Connectionsp. 38
Pressure Classesp. 46
Face-to-Face Criteriap. 48
Body Material Selectionp. 49
Gasket Selectionp. 54
Packing Selectionp. 60
Manual Valvesp. 79
Introduction to Manual Valvesp. 79
Manual Plug Valvesp. 81
Manual Ball Valvesp. 87
Manual Butterfly Valvesp. 94
Manual Globe Valvesp. 104
Manual Gate Valvesp. 111
Manual Pinch Valvesp. 120
Manual Diaphragm Valvesp. 126
Control Valvesp. 131
Introduction to Control Valvesp. 131
Globe Control Valvesp. 132
Butterfly Control Valvesp. 159
Ball Control Valvesp. 172
Eccentric Plug Control Valvesp. 181
Manual Operators and Actuatorsp. 187
Introduction to Manual Operators and Actuatorsp. 187
Manual Operatorsp. 190
Pneumatic Actuatorsp. 198
Nonpneumatic Actuatorsp. 219
Actuator Performancep. 225
Positionersp. 227
Auxiliary Handwheelsp. 232
External Failure Systemsp. 238
Common Accessoriesp. 244
Smart Valves and Positionersp. 257
Process Controlp. 257
Intelligent Systems for Control Valvesp. 267
Digital Positionersp. 274
Valve Sizingp. 277
Introduction to Valve Sizingp. 277
Valve-Sizing Nomenclaturep. 281
Body Sizing of Liquid-Service Control Valvesp. 287
Body Sizing of Gas-Service Control Valvesp. 306
Actuator Sizingp. 319
Actuator-Sizing Criteriap. 319
Sizing Pneumatic Actuatorsp. 327
Sizing Electromechanical and Electrohydraulic Actuatorsp. 337
Common Valve Problemsp. 339
High Pressure Dropsp. 339
Cavitationp. 343
Flashingp. 366
Choked Flowp. 368
High Velocitiesp. 368
Water-Hammer Effectsp. 369
High Noise Levelsp. 370
Noise Attenuationp. 390
Emergency Shutdown Applicationsp. 413
˘Green÷ Valve Technology and Applicationp. 419
Green Valve Technologyp. 419
Green Valve Application in EMS Systemsp. 423
Wastewater Valve Applicationsp. 446
Bibliographyp. 453
Indexp. 459
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