Pump Handbook by Igor J. KarassikPump Handbook by Igor J. Karassik

Pump Handbook

byIgor J. Karassik, Joseph P. Messina, Paul Cooper

Hardcover | December 18, 2007

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Rely on the #1 Guide to Pump Design and Application--Now Updated with the Latest Technological Breakthroughs

Long-established as the leading guide to pump design and application, the Pump Handbook has been fully revised and updated with the latest developments in pump technology. Packed with 1,150 detailed illustrations and written by a team of over 100 internationally renowned pump experts, this vital tool shows you how to select, purchase, install, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot cutting-edge pumps for all types of uses. The Fourth Edition of the Pump Handbook features:

  • State-of-the-art guidance on every aspect of pump theory, design, application, and technology
  • Over 100 internationally renowned contributors
  • SI units used throughout the book
  • New sections on centrifugal pump mechanical performance, flow analysis, bearings, adjustable-speed drives, and application to cryogenic LNG services; completely revised sections on pump theory, mechanical seals, intakes and suction piping, gears, and waterhammer; application to pulp and paper mills

    Inside This Updated Guide to Pump Technology

    • Classification and Selection of Pumps • Centrifugal Pumps • Displacement Pumps • Solids Pumping • Pump Sealing • Pump Bearings • Jet Pumps • Materials of Construction • Pump Drivers and Power Transmission • Pump Noise • Pump Systems • Pump Services • Intakes and Suction Piping • Selecting and Purchasing Pumps • Installation, Operation, and Maintenance • Pump Testing • Technical Data

Igor Karassik held senior positions at the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation. Joseph Messina has held positions with the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation and the Electric Power Research Institute. Paul Cooper served as director of research and development for Ingersoll-Rand Research. Charles Heald i...
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Title:Pump HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1632 pages, 9.2 × 6.3 × 2.7 inPublished:December 18, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071460446

ISBN - 13:9780071460446

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
SI Units--A Commentary
Chapter 1. Introduction: Classification and Selection of Pumps
Chapter 2. Centrifugal Pumps
Chapter 3. Displacement Pumps
Chapter 4. Solids Pumping
Chapter 5. Pump Sealing
Chapter 6. Pump Bearings
Chapter 7. Jet Pumps
Chapter 8. Materials of Construction
Chapter 9. Pump Drivers and Power Transmission
Chapter 10. Pump Noise
Chapter 11. Pump Systems
Chapter 12. Pump Services
Chapter 13. Intakes and Suction Pumping
Chapter 14. Selecting and Purchasing Pumps
Chapter 15. Installation, Operation, and Maintenance
Chapter 16. Pump Testing
Appendix: Technical Data
Index