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About this book
About this book
This is the classic pump handbook updated to reflect the latest technological breakthroughs. This major revision of the field's number one handbook provides practical data and know-how on the design, application, specification, purchase, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of pumps of every type. You will find in-depth coverage of both theory and actual design, along with 1,100 concept-clarifying illustrations.
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
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 is former chief engineer and manager of engineering with Ingersoll-Dresser Pump Company.