Handbook of Pumps and Pumping

Pumping Manual International


  • Brian Nesbitt, Pumping Consultant, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Written by an experienced engineer, this book contains practical information on all aspects of pumps including classifications, materials, seals, installation, commissioning and maintenance. In addition you will find essential information on units, manufacturers and suppliers worldwide, providing a unique reference for your desk, R&D lab, maintenance shop or library.
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Users of pumps and ancillary equipment in idustries such as the oil, petrochemical, chemical, pharamaceutical, food and utility.Firmly directed at those involved in the specifying and purchasing of pumps and ancillary equipment.


Book information

  • Published: October 2006
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-1-85617-476-3

Table of Contents

The Properties of Liquid. The Flow of Liquids. Pump Types and Classifications. Pumps and Piping Systems. Flow Regulation. Pump Materials. Seals for Pumps. Shaft Couplings for Pumps. Electric Motors for Pumps. Ancillary Products and Services. Testing and Quality Assurance. Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance. Economic Optimisation of Pumps. Pump Choice. Pump Application Examples. Pump Classification Guide. Units in Pump Technology. Guide to Manufacturers and Suppliers. Index.