The Practical Pumping Handbook

The Practical Pumping Handbook

1st Edition - June 21, 2004

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  • Author: Ross Mackay
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781856174107
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080514499

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The Practical Pumping Handbook is a practical account of pumping, piping and seals starting with basics and providing detailed but accessible information on all aspects of the pumping process and what can go wrong with it. Written by an acknowledged expert with years of teaching experience in the practical understanding of pumps and systems.

Key Features

  • Aids understanding of pumps to minimize failures and time-out
  • A practical handbook covering the basics of the pumping process
  • Written by an acknowledged expert


Plant engineers; maintenance managers and engineers; pump design engineers; pump application engineers and pump sales personnel

Table of Contents

  • Centrifugal pumps, pump hydraulics, system hydraulics, suction conditions, pump selection and purchasing, stuffing box sealing, pump bearings, special applications, special pumps, pump installation & piping, troubleshooting, pump maintenance, fluid properties, friction loss tables, materials of construction

Product details

  • No. of pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2004
  • Published: June 21, 2004
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781856174107
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080514499

About the Author

Ross Mackay

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