Your Best-Bet Guide to Essential Machinery--Updated
Whenever and wherever fluids must be moved, a pump - next to the
electric motor, the second most common machine used today - must be
there. And if you work with pumps, the Pump Handbook, the field's
hands-down reference leader, must be there, too.
Newly revised, and bringing together the resources of
international experts, this job-critical guide is the one and only
guide to the design, application, specification, purchase,
operation, and maintenance of pumps of all kinds. Covering
everything from advanced seals to basic design paradigms, the Pump
Handbook takes you through all the latest developments in pump
technologies. This important update, the first in 14 years, offers
practical guidance to help you:
*Design leading-edge pumps of all types for any uses.
*Select and purchase the right pump for your application.
*Specify materials, drivers, valves, piping, intakes, and other
components-using both SI and Customary Units.
*Choose and apply controls and valves
*Install and operate any type of pump.
*Test, maintain, and troubleshoot pumping equipment and
*Find details on centrifugal, jet, positive displacement, and other
*Keep state-of-the-art reference data and resources always at