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Practical Introduction to Pumping Technology

Here is a convenient, concise reference book for pump users, application engineers, technicians, and buyers. It contains, in condensed form, valuable information on selecting centrifugal and positive-displacement pumps for given applications, creating the necessary documentation, choosing equipment manufacturers, and checking vendor data. You will find a complete explanation of the types of pumps and the terms and parameters used in pump applications. This book outlines the data required by the client, engineer, and buyer to obtain a comprehensive quote.

Hardbound, 184 Pages

Published: December 1997

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-88415-686-4

Contents

  • Introduction. Parameters. Data Required for Pump Specification. Pump Types. Specifications. Pump Applications. Effects of Viscosity on Pump Performance. Pump Formulas and Head Calculations. Net Positive Suction Head (NPSH). Pump Shaft Sealing. Pump Bearings, Lubrication, and Seals. Metallurgy. Pump Drivers. Gears. Pump Controls and Instrumentation. Documentation. Pump Installation. Pump Operation. Troubleshooting. Appendixes: Charts and Specification Sheets; Viscosity Charts; Conversion Factors. Glossary. Index.

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